Master in School Improvement and Educational Leadership - Máster en Mejora de la Escuela y Liderazgo Educacional
The Master of Educational Leadership degree by coursework is designed to provide aspiring and current educational leaders with an understanding of recent developments in theory, research and practice in educational leadership in order to equip them to lead educational organisations.
Completion of a recognized bachelor degree
Meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.
At the end of the program, students should have acquired all of the following graduate attributes:
Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the field of educational leadership, and the ability to synthesize and apply disciplinary principles and practices to new or complex environments.
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of research-based learning and the ability to plan, analyse, present implement and evaluate complex activities that contribute to advanced professional practice and/or intellectual scholarship in education.
Demonstrate advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Communicate effectively to a range of audiences, and be capable of independent and collaborative enquiry and team-based leadership.
Demonstrate an understanding of international perspectives relevant to the educational field.
Demonstrate an advanced capacity to recognise and negotiate the complex and often contested values and ethical practices that underlie education.
EDST5433 Organisation Theory in Educ. (6 UOC)
EDST5438 Leadership Theory (6 UOC)
Educational Leadership elective courses
Select a minimum four courses (24 UOC) from the following, including EDST5888 and/or EDST5457 and/or a capstone course (EDST5130 and/or EDST5445):
EDST5109 Performance Appraisal (6 UOC)
EDST5110 Leadership for Gifted Students (6 UOC)
EDST5114 Curriculum and Assessment (6 UOC)
EDST5127 Coaching and Mentoring (6 UOC)
EDST5130 Leadership in Action (6 UOC)
EDST5141 Crit Engage Indigenous Edu (6 UOC)
EDST5142 Leading Educational Change (6 UOC)
EDST5143 Critical Persp in Ed Lead (6 UOC)
EDST5308 Teacher Learning (6 UOC)
EDST5314 Building Resilience (6 UOC)
EDST5431 Financial Issues in Ed Lead (6 UOC)
EDST5436 Evaluation of Educ Prog (6 UOC)
EDST5439 Legal Issues in Ed Leadership (6 UOC)
EDST5445 Workplace Lead Dev Project (6 UOC)
EDST5450 Leading Individuals & Teams (6 UOC)
EDST5451 Ed Policy: Theory & Practice (6 UOC)
EDST5455 HRM in Education (6 UOC)
EDST5457 Literature Review in Education (6 UOC)
EDST5458 Researching Education (6 UOC)
EDST5459 School Based Management (6 UOC)
EDST5461 Issues in Ed Leadership (6 UOC)
EDST5462 Teacher Leadership (6 UOC)
EDST5608 Effective Schools (6 UOC)
EDST5888 Project (6 UOC)
Select a maximum of two elective courses (12UOC) from the Master of Education program: click here.
ARTS5503 Academic Writing (6 UOC)
This course can be taken as an additional course for students wishing to develop their academic writing skills. It will not count towards the program requirements. Click here for further details about the course.