Master of Educational Leadership

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This program enables students to hone their knowledge of latest theory and research that informs educational leadership practice. The UNSW leadership courses for teachers will instil principles that students can apply to their own professional leadership context. Students are encouraged to share their research and experience in order to better understand and develop their leadership roles. A wide range of electives are on offer, allowing students to tailor the program to suit individual educational leadership interests and aspirations. Based in the Office of Educational Leadership in the School of Education, the programs are taught by academics and senior educational professionals who are authorities in the field.

Designed for

Aspiring and practicing educational leaders


8 courses or 48 units of credit (UOC), consisting of 2 core courses, 6 electives, 1 elective research methodology course, and 1 independent research course.


  • Educational leadership

Standard entry requirements

A recognised Bachelor degree and a postgraduate teaching qualification (e.g. Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching). OR a four year pre-service teacher education qualification, including professional experience, equivalent to the qualifications required for Graduate teacher status in NSW.


Endorsed by the NSW Institute of Teachers as professional development

Study pathways


Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Kensington No information available Yes No information available

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