Master of Education - Leadership and Management

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

The Master of Education (Leadership and Management) is an ideal course for professionals aspiring to become leaders in a range of educational organisations, locally and internationally. Units are drawn from the School of Education and the School of Business, providing professionals with comprehensive skills, knowledge and competencies to lead teaching and learning as well as lead organisations in an ever-changing business climate. A capstone unit provides students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to solve a real-world education business management problem through action-learning. Focusing on theory and practice, the course has significant application to the workplace.


80 credit points - 40 from Education units and 40 from Business units.


  • Education-leadership and management

Standard entry requirements

Postgraduate (Level 8) qualification or higher, in teaching/education, political science, policy studies, business studies, health, human welfare studies and services, or behavioural science or bachelor qualification (Level 7) plus 3years FTE work experience in teaching/education, political science, policy studies, business studies, human welfare studies and services, or behavioural science.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Penrith International: $45,360
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

The education units in this course are offered at Penrith campus and the business units are offered at 1 Parramatta Square campus. Students will be required to travel between campuses in order to complete this course. In addition, units from the School of Education are offered in 1st half and 2nd half while units from the School of Business are offered in Quarters 1,2,3,4. Students will need to be aware of this when in enrolling in units and determining unit commencement times.

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