MEd. Leadership and Policy Studies

About the Programme

Unique Features

  • Fully Online coursework delivery giving students and faculty flexibility to navigate busy lifestyles, geographical and time zone differences
  • 18 months of intense online classroom engagement covering both coursework and Thesis.
  • Internationally acclaimed faculty drawn from Daystar University and other collaborating universities, giving it a truly global outlook.
  • A programme designed to address complex leadership and policy issues facing the education economy globally.
  • World class value-based education.
  • Instructor-guided and peer-to-peer problem-based learning methodologies.

MEd. Leadership and Policy Studies

Course Code Common Courses Credit Hours
ELP 615 Biblical Foundation For Educational Leadership 3
ELP 690 Thesis/capstone 6
Total 9
Core Courses
ELP 600 Organizational Theory in Education 3
ELP 606 Program Evaluation in Education 3
ELP 610 Education Foundations and Practice 3
ELP 611 Education Finance 3
ELP 612 Education Law 3
ELP 613 Education Research Methods 3
ELP 614 Statistics in Education 3
ELP 617 Technology and the 21st Century Pedagogy 3
ELP 619 Politics and Economics of Education 3
ELP 621 Dynamics of Education Change 3
ELP 621 Dynamics of Education Change 3
ELP 623 Educational Policy Analysis and Methods 3
ELP 625 Educational Leadership Policy 3
ELP 627 Environmental Sustainability, Policy and Leadership 3
ELP 629 Seminar in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 3
Total 39
Electives (Choose one)
ELP 616 Communication and Emotional Intelligence in Education 3
ELP 618 Institutions and Community Relations - elective 3
ELP 631 Legal and Policy Framework for child safeguarding 3
Total 3
Grand Total 51

Target Audience

The Master of Education in Leadership and Policy Studies is ideal for

  • Teachers/educators
  • School principals
  • School owners/directors
  • Government non-governmental policy makers
  • Corporate organizations
  • Church and para-church Christian organizations/ministries
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Local and international service providers
  • Development agencies
  • Research practitioners and
  • Policy developers.

Career Prospects

Graduates from this programme will work in various sectors, including:

  • Schools and mid-level training institutions
  • Education policymaking institutions
  • National and County government institutions and agencies
  • Non-governmental learning institutions
  • Institutions of higher learning
  • Research institutions
  • Church and parachurch organizations

Bachelors Degree from an accredited university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale or an Upper Second Class Honours. A Lower Second Class Honours with 2 years' relevant work experience may be considered.

MEd. Leadership

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