Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Face to Face, Online
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent up to 4 years maximum.
AUD34,025 (indicative annual fee, 2021)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
1 year full-time.
Face to Face, Online
The Master of Leadership and Management in Education is one of the University of Newcastle’s most highly regarded postgraduate degrees. From experience, we believe practical postgraduate learning is the best way to enhance teaching quality and equip individuals with the comprehensive leadership skills that today’s learning environments demand. The program provides specific expertise in research-based and data driven decision-making, an international perspective, and a commitment to providing leadership that meets the global imperative to understand and provide educational equity.
If you love making a difference in the life of students, strive to see them get the most out of their learning experience and want to join a collaborative community of leaders, then the Master of Leadership and Management in Education is the program for you. This program will expand your leadership and management skills to guide people, education strategy and policy to improve the lives and learning of all students.
The University of Newcastle’s Master of Leadership and Management in Education will see you develop a higher level of educational practice to improve the lives and learning of all students. The program supports the practical application of an evidence-based theoretical framework with coursework driven by groundbreaking research teamed with innovative practical skills. The courses incorporate world-leading knowledge and include content from multiple disciplines such as architecture, nursing, engineering, and creative industries.
The assessment program is schools-based, using applied teaching methods and real-life learning situations. You will be supported by world-class research and exemplary teaching and learning practitioners and develop knowledge and skills in areas such as instructional leadership, implementing educational change, strategic management, or forming policy. All courses are aligned with state, national and international standards.
Courses to support your drive and direction include:
In addition to the core courses, students will have the choice to further enhance their knowledge and skills in one of the areas outlined in the directed courses. Some of these include, but are not limited to:
Upon completion of the above courses you will have developed advanced-level skills in leadership and management excellence in education, and expand your career opportunities in a practical manner.
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
The University of Newcastle’s Master of Leadership and Management in Education has been designed to position graduates to lead educational excellence. You’ll graduate ready to apply your in depth knowledge of the complex processes of language learning and development in the competitive global working environment. Graduates of the University of Newcastle program have pursued careers teaching at universities around the world. Your future career opportunities will be abundant seeing you graduate with the potential to embark on some of the following career pathways:
Throughout your studies you will enjoy flexible learning options that can be focused on what it is you love most about being a teacher, and you’ll become an even stronger educational leader, nationally and internationally. Upon completion of the program you will possess the skills and knowledge to support your real-world professional experience and equip you to drive positive change in your school.