MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top-Up - Inclusive of Level 7 Pathway Diploma


The MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top Up programme is a dynamic educational offering that aims to equip future educational leaders with essential skills. This programme places a strong emphasis on effective leadership, educational policy, and management within a variety of educational settings. Graduates from this programme emerge well-prepared to take on leadership roles within academic institutions and drive positive changes in the field of education.

The MBA in Educational Leadership and Management is designed to empower educators and education professionals with advanced knowledge and skills in leadership and management. This programme presents an excellent opportunity for individuals with a relevant postgraduate diploma or an equivalent qualification to "top up" their credentials to earn a full MBA degree.

Throughout this programme, students engage deeply with the intricacies of educational leadership and management, gaining valuable insights into the latest theories, practices, and strategies relevant to the educational sector. The curriculum strongly focuses on critical areas such as leadership theory, organisational management, policy development, and educational change management. The programme provides students with the tools needed to address the complex challenges that educational organisations face today, ultimately enhancing the quality of education. This MBA in Educational Leadership and Management enhances career prospects and actively contributes to improving educational systems.

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by the School of Business and Technology London. The second phase is the MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top Up, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. School of Business and Technology London partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.

Anglia Ruskin University began in 1858 as the Cambridge School of Art founded by William Beaumont. It was then merged with the Cambridge shire College of Arts and Technology and the Essex Institute of Higher Education and was renamed Anglia Polytechnic. It was then given university status in 1992 and renamed Anglia Ruskin University in 2005. The university has campuses in the UK (Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough), as well as they are partnered with institutions around the world including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

  • Assignments and Project
  • No examinations
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Applicant without a bachelor's degree but holding significant relevant experience will be considered for entry on a case-by-case basis.
  • A good command of English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


Phase -1 - Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership

The QUALIFI Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership is made up of 120 credits, which equates to hours 1200 of TQT. Learners must complete two mandatory units and choose four optional units to achieve a minimum of 120 credits.

Mandatory Units

  • Leadership Qualities and Practice in Education

Unit Reference -T/618/3135

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

The unit will explore how team performance can be evaluated and optimised to realise strategic business and operational objectives.

  • Contemporary Issues in Education: Theory, Policy and Practice

Unit Reference - A/618/3136

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit provides learners with an understanding of the link between educational research, policy and practice.

 

Optional Units

  • Managing Change in an Educational Context

Unit Reference - F/618/3137

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to develop learners' understanding of educational leadership and management in supporting change and developing leadership in their educational context.

  • Pedagogy and Practice in Education

Unit Reference - J/618/3138

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to develop learners' theoretical and practical grounding in approaches to teaching and learning related to subject academic knowledge and educational practices.

  • Leading Reflective Practice in Education

Unit Reference - L/618/3139

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to develop learners' understanding of reflective practice to apply this to their and other's roles in an educational context, leading to planning for personal development.

  • Research Methods in Education

Unit Reference - F/618/3140

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to develop research skills, including different approaches, proposal formulation, planning, data analysis, and exploring research's relationship with evidence-based practice.

  • Postgraduate Study of Childhood, Education and Family Support

Unit Reference - A/650/6687

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

The unit will offer a framework for each individual's evaluation of their academic and professional action plans for personal and professional learning.

  • Research Methods for Childhood, Education and Family Support

Unit Reference - D/650/6688

TQT :  200           Credit : 20     

This unit aims to help learners identify and develop a focus on research and approaches to data analysis, such as phenomenological and hermeneutic approaches and descriptive statistics.

  • Triangulating Theory and Practice

Unit Reference - F/650/6689

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to assist educators in comprehending the theories that drive recommendations for best practices and calls for action in a challenging and quickly evolving professional context.

  • Contemporary Issues in Education

Unit Reference - K/650/6690

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

 This unit aims to introduce learners to various emerging topics from many educational sectors. 

 

Phase 2 - MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top-Up

Programme Structure

  • Developing Effective Management Systems
  • Dissertation (Major Project)

Delivery Methods

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by the School of Business and Technology London. The School of Business and Technology London offers flexible learning methods, including online and blended learning, allowing students to choose the mode of study that suits their preferences and schedules. The program is self-paced and facilitated through an advanced Learning Management System. Students can easily interact with tutors through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System for course material discussions, guidance, assistance, and assessment feedback on assignments. School of Business and Technology London provides exceptional support and infrastructure for online and blended learning. Students benefit from dedicated tutors who guide and support them throughout their learning journey, ensuring a high level of assistance.

The second phase is the MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top Up, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. School of Business and Technology London partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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