University of Newcastle

Master of Leadership and Management in Education

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The Master of Leadership and Management in Education program is focused on exposing students to innovative research and practice in the leadership, management and administration of educational institutions. Taught by experienced practitioners and active researchers in the field, this program explicitly integrates theory and practice to enable graduates to apply the latest research to refine and improve practice in their own contexts.

Designed for

Practising and prospective leaders, managers and other executives and educators


This program requires students to complete 80 units of study consisting of a combination of 40 units of core courses, and 40 units of selected courses from the directed list.


  • Leadership and management in education

Standard entry requirements

All applicants must possess a minimum of 2 years' experience as a teacher, educational manager or comparable experience and Bachelor Degree in education/teaching or Graduate Certificate in education/teaching or Diploma in education/teaching with a minimum of 10 years teaching.

Study pathways

Applicants who do not satisfy the requirements for direct entry to the award may enter via completion of the Graduate Certificate in Education.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan Domestic: $19,520
International: $34,870
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Online International: $34,870 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Callaghan, Online.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

Further information

Many alumni of the program have been successful in gaining promotion and/or admission to doctoral study.

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