Educational Leadership

University College Cork


Course Name Educational Leadership
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKC18
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PGDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7th/12th September 2020 tbc.

Closing Date: 5th May 2020.
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Expand+1 year part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
This is a part-time programme is expected to run for 12 months from the date of first registration in early September for the programme and is open to Irish/EU students only as it is based pa...

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Entry Requirements

Candidates must have:
An honours primary degree and three years or more relevant professional experience in education or cognate field. Relevant professional experience, equivalent to five full years, may be considered as an honours eq...


Expand+Course Practicalities
7th September 2020 is the start date for Semester 1 2020. We expect the first Saturday lecture will take place on 12th September 2020 but this will be confirmed at a later date. The programme will run over one academic year fr...

Course Content

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership is a one-year, part-time postgraduate course which supports the professional growth of current and aspiring leaders in education, enabling them to contribute effectively to the improv...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 60 credits over the year:

ED6510 Organisational Management of the School (15 credits)
ED6511 Effective Leadership in Education: Theory and Practice (15 credits)
ED6512 Leading Learning and School Improvement (15 credits)
ED6513 Me...

Assessment Method Assessment will be continuous over the course: three modules will be assessed with small in-class assignments during the module and larger projects following conclusion of each module. The Mentoring and Coaching module will be assessed on the basis of a professional practice portfolio developed over the course of the programme
Careers or Further Progression

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The course is focused on leadership development and is aimed at those with some experience of leadership in an educational setting. This course will develop practices in individuals to contribute to career-long persona...

Further Enquiries Ms. Anita Cronin
t: 353 (0)21 - 490 2467

Ms. Claire Dooley
t: 353 (0)21 - 490 2467
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