Course Description

MSc in Education and Training Management (Leadership)



Participants come from all levels of the education system (primary, post-primary, adult and community, and third level) as well as from industry, the health sector, state agencies, and community organizations.

Using a combination of blended and face-to-face sessions structured to support achievement for students undertaking Masters level study while balancing work and family commitments, this programme offers the opportunity to:

Explore the assumptions and implications of the major theories of organizational management and leadership.

Gain understanding of organizational policy-making and its implementation through an exploration of decision making theories and the psychology of organizational behaviour at an individual and group level, and change management.

Learn the key dimensions of the recruitment, selection and retention of human resources in the globalized operating context.

Gain knowledge and skills in organizational research, culminating in the opportunity to complete a research project of relevance in the participant’s own workplace setting.

CollegeDublin City University (DCU)
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 9
Course CategoryTeaching courses, Education & Teaching
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Course Duration2 years part-time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have a good honours degree (minimum 2.2) with three years substantial experience working in a recognised education/training environment. In certain circumstances, applicants not possessing the above qualifications may be considered if they are able to present, at interview, evidence of professional experience and responsibility in a relevant area of work, and high-level interest in the research literature relevant to one of the themes highlighted in the programme. Such applicants will be required to submit a written assignment (3,000 words) or portfolio prior to interview.Candidates should note that an interview is part of the selection process for this programme. Shortlisted candidates are expected to be available for interview. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be able to book their interview through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) website (www.pac.ie/dcu). Interview slots will be allocated on a first come first served basis. It is not possible to accommodate other interview dates.
Carear PathThe MSc in Education and Training Management (Leadership) at DCU is a management qualification. It builds on a long heritage equipping educators moving into, or holding, leadership roles with the knowledge and skills to succeed in those roles. It is the ideal qualification for those who wish to progress in their current employment environment connected to the broad education and training sector including schools, industry training, health and many areas of public sector management.For others, the MSc as a management qualification has allowed participants to make a career change. Participants have moved into industry training roles, and the academy. The dissertation in particular allows this opportunity to build a new career pathway.
Phonetel:+3531884 2257
Course CodeDC900
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