Educational Leadership

University College Cork


Course Name Educational Leadership
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDEL
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 PG Dip
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 3 May 2022.

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Duration 1 year part-time
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €3,930.
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Entry Requirements

Candidates must have:

-A primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) and three years or more relevant professional experience in education or cognate field. Relevant professional experience, equivalent to five full years, may be considered...


Expand+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 part-time. We expect t...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
Our Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership at UCC 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...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take the following 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 credi...

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 the 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

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
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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