MEd Educational Leadership

The following courses make up your programme’s curriculum during your semester at the University of Glasgow. Students taking this programme should enrol on the following courses once they have fully completed student registration.  

For more detail on course assessment and intended learning outcomes, you can view all course specifications via the course catalogue and matching the course to its code starting with EDUC. 

MEd (180 credits)  

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Leading Professional Learning (EDUC5850) 

Semester 2

  • The dynamics and dilemmas of ethical leadership (EDUC5937) 

Year 2

  • Designing and Planning a Practitioner Enquiry (EDUC5853) 
  • Dissertation (EDUC5877P) 


Part time structure 

All courses are delivered through twilight and Saturday teaching sessions. DDEL is mainly online with some face-to-face sessions.  

Students enter the MEd Educational Leadership programme from the Teacher Leadership, Middle Leadership and Headship pathways. Students who have completed 60 credits will be required to complete three 20-credit courses before progressing to MEd Educational Leadership programme 

Students who have completed the PgDip In Headship will audit DPPE if they have not completed this as part of the Diploma before completing the Dissertation. Students normally opt to take LPL and DDEL in the first year on the Masters programme, and then take DPPE and the Dissertation in the second year. Successful completion of DPPE is a requirement for progression to the Dissertation. 


Further Support 

If you encounter any issues with registering and enrolling You may also raise a support call using the self-service UofG Helpdesk.  
Please visit the Registry how to guides for any further information on the enrolment and registration process. 


Registration for the 2020/21 academic year 

The University has additional information available to students via the Coronavirus FAQs on arrangements for the 2020/21 academic year.