MA Educational Leadership & Management

Educate yourself to be the change that you want to see

This Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership & Management has been specifically designed so as to equip school leaders & managers, educational consultants, members of the inspectorate, educational planners & policy makers as well as anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in the field of education at pre primary, primary and secondary levels. Apart from exposing students to the various theoretical underpinnings of educational management and leadership, this post graduate degree will also enable students to investigate and critically analyse the unprecedented changes which have taken place over the last two years. This part-time MA programme will thus prepares students for leading today’s and tomorrow’s educational hubs by setting priorities, assessing the costs, and resources required for the holistic development of our educational institution in the quest to better serve the future generation.
This programme aims at fostering students’ continuing professional development through reflection on practice and adapting to current challenges. It encourages them to become reflective and critical thinkers with an international outlook so that they can contribute towards the improvement of our existing education system.

Career Prospects

  • After successful completion of the course, students will have career opportunities arising in the administrative areas of the educational sector, in both public and private spheres.


Enhance their knowledge to improve their understanding of educational leadership & management.
Investigate ways in which effective leadership can be promoted and in so doing, transform educational institutions in order to become more effective.
Efficient in a rapidly changing and complex environment
Enhance their ability to critically evaluate educational research.
Carry out empirical based research so as to further enrich the field of educational leadership.


  • As per UTM’S Admissions Regulations, and ‘Admission to Programmes of Study at Masters Degree Level’.


13 Lessons2 years


Theoretical foundations of Educational leadership and Management
Contemporary Management Strategies for schools
Social perspectives on Education
Financial and Managerial Accounting
Research Methods
Educational Policy and Planning
Leadership in Educational Institutions
Quality Management
Educational Change and Organisational Development
Counselling in Educational Institutions
Electives: Corporate Social Responsibility/ Project Management for Sustainable Education