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Master of Educational Management

  • Masters (Coursework)

Advance your career as an aspiring senior leader in the education sector. Gain leadership and business skills, strategies and insights to deliver positive changes within your organisation and manage high-performing teams.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
3 years full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Domestic Fees
$12,210 per year / $36,630 total
International Fees
$46,950 per year / $140,850 total

About this course

Meeting the complex demands of the education and training sector in New Zealand, and globally, requires educational leaders, trustees, policy advisors and senior administrators who can confidently make sound leadership and management decisions.

This 180-point part-time masters programme is designed for experienced educators who are looking to move into senior leadership or governance roles where they can have a bigger impact on organisational performance.

With the Master of Educational Management, you will deepen your understanding of transformative change, business strategy, financial analysis, and managing people within an educational institution.

You can study this programme part-time over three years by completing 60 points a year, or full-time over 18 months. Some of the papers are also available online, offering participants the flexibility to study from home.

The programme is jointly delivered by the Division of Education and Waikato Management School. You will be taught by experienced lecturers who are experts in their field.

Participants will develop the skills and knowledge to:

  • Use appropriate leadership and management practices to initiate and manage positive change
  • Recognise ethical issues and responsibilities in the education context
  • Use research-led knowledge to advance professional practice and student learning

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