Postgraduate Specialisation - Leadership

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Specialisation Code: ST1013.1

This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.

Related Courses

1911.1 Master of Education

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

The Master of Education Leadership Specialisation is designed for educational leaders who value the strategic importance of leadership and its impact on educational success. This specialisation critically explores concepts and practices of leadership across educational contexts. It recognises that leadership emerges and is enacted in diverse ways, is crucial for fostering change and educational transformation and that educational leaders are responsible for developing the leadership capacities of others. Students will develop knowledge of research principles and practices in educational leadership and review and evaluate theory and scholarship. Students will apply concepts and theories to bodies of knowledge and practice. They will design original evidence-based investigations and analyse and synthesise a range of data to reframe problems and generate solutions. They will develop and evaluate innovations to improve learning outcomes in workplace settings, communicate their findings to diverse audiences and contribute to scholarship in educational leadership


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Postgraduate Specialisation Structure

Students must successfully complete 40 credit points as listed below

Students will select from the specialisation units that are on offer in any given semester. Specialisation units can be studied in any order.

Students are required to complete any four units from the list below

102168 Principles and Practices of Evaluation
102159 Designing Curriculum Futures
102158 Learning and Teaching in Challenging Contexts
100701 Leadership, Mentoring and Professional Growth
102161 Leading Change

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