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Overview

Whether you are a Teach First participant on the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) programme with us at Canterbury Christ Church, or have studied elsewhere, our Transformational Leadership Master's is open to you.

We have a long history of supporting education professionals with part-time study and have designed this programme to be as flexible as possible. We draw on input from here and abroad, and through the taught element of the course we will support you in becoming a better leader.

The MA Transformational Leadership (Teach First) has been designed specifically with Teach First Participants on the PGDE programme in mind, whether you studied with us at CCCU or elsewhere. 

We have a long history of supporting educational professionals with part-time study and have designed our programme to be as flexible as possible.

Entry requirements

Teach First participants are invited to join the 1 year course upon completion of the PG Diploma.

If English is not your first language you require an IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5 for most standard undergraduate and postgraduate courses. There are some exceptions and if the IELTS requirement differs it will be specified on the course page.

PG Diploma
Transformational Leadership

How you’ll learn

Attendance at one compulsory taught session on research methods, in any of the South-East, South Coast or East of England local areas, is required. 

Indicative dates for welcome and research methods study days (subject to confirmation):

Location Introduction/Research Session Date Session Times
Medway at our Medway Campus  26.09.2020 - teaching will be online due to COVID-19 10.30am-4.30pm
South Coast (Southampton)  26.09.2020 - teaching will be online due to COVID-19 10.30am-4.30pm
East of England (Ipswich)  26.09.2020 - teaching will be online due to COVID-19 10.30am-4.30pm

An additional session will run on 03.10.2020, by arrangement, for students unable to attend the 26th September virtual event.

Once the long-term situation regarding social distancing and COVID-19 becomes clearer, we intend to offer a supplementary, face-to-face, programme event.

One academic year to complete research and submission date set for August 2021.

You will be supported in researching and writing your dissertation (15,000 words) in different ways:

  • One-to-one support from a University supervisor
  • Support in Critical Friendship groups through the VLE.

In addition, you are invited to attend the postgraduate writing weekends. These well-established weekends are optional and provide you with a supportive space within which to think, discuss and write, making intensive use of University library facilities with tutor guidance and peer support.

Postgraduate conferences enable you to engage in discussion and share learning with other practitioner researchers; this includes conferences focusing specifically on research and writing along with a range of themes in education, learning and leadership.

How you’ll be assessed

Your summative assessment will be a 15,0000-word dissertation. You will receive formative feedback in-year from your supervisor.

Fees

2021/22 tuition fees for this course

  UK Overseas
Full-time N/A N/A
Part-time TBC N/A

Important information on tuition fees

All home and EU students have the opportunity to pay, at the start of their course, for their tuition fees in full, in three termly instalments or in eight monthly instalments.

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Duration:

1 year

Location(s):

Canterbury
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