Master of Educational Leadership

University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
July Mar
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 5,054
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 21,279

About this course

This programme is for aspiring or current educational leaders who are passionate about leading improvements that serve diverse communities and learners. Through this programme, students will be able to understand, critique and contribute to research that is shaping Aotearoa New Zealand's educational policy and practice.

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. The university assesses each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

University of Auckland

Require the following:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership or a Postgraduate Diploma in Education with a GPA of 5.0 (Taught or Research 120 points)
  • At least three years of practical experience in teaching or a related profession, including experience in a formal or informal leadership and/or management role

Another tertiary institution

Require the following:

  • Completed one year of postgraduate study in education or educational leadership, following an undergraduate degree, at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0 (Taught or Research 120 points)
  • At least three years of practical experience in teaching or a related profession, including experience in a formal or informal leadership and/or management role

Programme-specific entry requirements for postgraduate applicants with international qualifications:

  • GPE: 5
  • Australia (%): 70-75%
  • China (%): 80-85%
  • India (%): 60-65%
  • Indonesia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Iran (Grade Average): 14.5-15.0
  • Malaysia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Singapore (GPA): 3.7
  • South Pacific-USP (GPA): 3.3
  • Taiwan (%): 77-82%
  • Thailand (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • UK (%): 60-65%
  • USA (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Vietnam (GPA): 7.0-7.5

English language requirements

  • IELTS Academic Score: 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0

Curriculum

Research masters 120 points

  • 120 points: Thesis

Taught masters 120 points

  • 60 points: Dissertation
  • 60 points from selected courses in Education, Education Curriculum Studies, and Education Professional Studies or other 700 level courses approved by the Programme Head.

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