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Master´s Degree Programme in Educational Leadership

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Educational Leadership Foundation
Leadership Practices 5
Contemporary Learning Theories and Assessment 5
Change and Project Management Methods 5
Technology Enhanced Learning 5
Financial Management 5
Curriculum Design and Implementation 5
Shaping the Future of Education
Emerging Trends and Innovation in Education 5  
Managing Cultural Diversity 5
Educational Policy and Practice 5
Communication and Conflict Management 5
Free Choice Studies
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Sustainability and Social Responsibility 5
Free Choice Studies 5  
Academic Writing Skills 2
Advanced Topics in Educational Leadership 5  
Master's Thesis
Academic Research and Practices 5
Master's Thesis, Research Plan 10
Master's Thesis, Research Report 20  
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

The aim of this degree programme is to provide the students with competences to act as change agents in their own educational institution and to become an active partner of an international network of educational leadership professionals. The learners will improve their knowledge and skills in the area of educational leadership. They will gain a better understanding of their values, communication and influencing skills. The participants will learn how to lead a diverse range of individuals, teams and organizations, manage different stakeholders, and understand the pedagogical foundation and adoption of new technologies to support learning. Using a business leadership mindset in their educational context, they will develop their own practical theories of learning and assessment, and an understanding the importance of evaluation and feedback in learning and leading. The participants will also improve their competences in the design and implementation of curricula and gain an understanding of the formulation of education policy in their own environment.

Graduates qualify for leading positions in the field of education in multicultural environments. It is envisioned that graduates gain leadership positions in educational institutions in both the public and private sector. The degree provides graduates with the abilities and skills to work in governmental organisations, Ministries of Education and global NGO's.