NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

School of Education College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies Education Leadership (Master of)

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: MEd DURATION: 1 year, part-time (Year 2 entry only) NUMBER OF PLACES: 20 COURSE INSTANCE(S): MED5 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. CLOSING DATE: 31 July 2021

Your Course This master ’s programme is a one-year qualification for candidates who have completed either the PDSL or DGCS leadership diploma. Course content will focus on qualitative and quantitative research approaches with a particular emphasis on critically identifying perspectives on researching school leadership. Students will complete a leadership focused dissertation that will provide an opportunity to demonstrate the ability to engage in primary research and consolidate the learning outcomes achieved in other modules on the PDSL/DGCS programme. Career Opportunities School principalship, mid-level leadership positions in schools, education support services, entry to PhD/Doctoral studies. Minimum Entry Requirements Candidates must have completed the PDSL/DGCS in order to be eligible to apply for this course. This is a one-year, top-up programme to enable graduates of the PDSL/DGCS to obtain a master ’s qualification. FIND OUT MORE AT: education-leadership.html

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3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. Master’s award for those who have completed the Graduate Diploma in School Leadership or the Dioplóma Gairmiúil i gCeannaireacht Scoile. Find out more at education . 2. Develop and consolidate expertise in the area of school leadership and research. 3. Engage in a critical exploration of a leadership in a dynamic professional learning community.

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