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Become a 21st century leader in education

Learn the essentials about leading people and business in the context of international education. Our Master’s Degree Programme in Educational Leadership is a unique collaborative distance-learning programme. It is organised mainly online with three mandatory but interactive and fun intensive weeks in Finland.

This mid-career Master’s degree requires 2 years (24 months) of work experience after Bachelor’s.

The programme focuses on state-of-the-art skills and concepts of international educational leadership. You will develop necessary competences for leading the human and technological changes faced by educational institutions. You will gain a deeper insight into the successful Finnish education system to transfer best practices to your environment. You will also acquire practical tools and theories about motivating and leading yourself and other educators effectively and ethically.

With this master’s degree, you will have the skills needed to develop yourself to innovative future educational leader, change agent and policy maker. The degree programme provides you with knowledge and skills to work in complex and diverse public or private educational institutions, HR management, governmental positions or NGOs.

Study contents

This is a practical blended-learning full-time or part-time Master’s Degree in Business Administration based on real life authentic learning for a variety of different educational contexts. Participants will learn from analysing and discussing real cases and real life problems. The programme has been designed with the most contemporary learning theories, allowing participants to apply knowledge to their particular context and attain positive student experiences. We want learning and studying in the programme to be both enjoyable and rewarding experience that will create long-term sustainable results.

This is a 90 ECTS credit programme with emphasis on studies required to develop and manage education programmes, institutions or organisations in the public or private sector. The estimated study time is 2 years for those working alongside their studies. The Master’s thesis project (30 credits) includes online seminars and is supported by methodological studies.

Career opportunities

Graduates qualify for leading positions in the field of education in multicultural environments. It is envisioned that graduates gain leadership positions in educational institutions in both the public and private sector. The degree provides graduates with the abilities and skills to work in governmental organisations, Ministries of Education and global NGO’s.

Competencies

By the end of this program, participants will have:

  • developed their skills in leading people
  • a better understanding of self and values
  • developed their communications skills
  • developed trust building skills
  • learned how to manage different stakeholders
  • the ability to use new technologies when needed
  • the ability to support diverse people
  • considered when it is appropriate to use to use a business mindset in their educational context
  • developed their own practical theories of learning and assessment
  • understood the importance of evaluation and feedback in learning and leading
  • evaluated technology from the standpoint of its ability to enhance learning
  • understood the pedagogical foundations of successful and efficient learning technologies
  • know-how to operate in a learning community interdependently
  • an understanding of how educational policies can impact at the institutional level
  • considered the formulation of education policy and its relationship with practice
  • reflected upon the impact of politics and economics on educational policy

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply to TAMK’s Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, you must hold a suitable higher education degree and have a minimum of two years’ (24 months) work experience from the relevant field after completing the degree.

You have until 31 July 2020 to complete work experience requirement.

Work experience must be informed as full months. Part-time work will be converted into full-time such that 150 hours or 20 full working days (at least 7 hours per day) correspond to one month of work. Work experience does not have to be continuous or obtained from the same employer. Work experience will only be accepted if it is verified by a work certificate provided by the employer. Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if the applicant can produce a certificate stating that he/she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme for entrepreneurs.

Applicants who have completed a vocational college degree or higher vocational degree in Finland (in Finnish: opisto- tai ammatillisen korkea-asteen tutkinto)

For applicants who have completed a vocational college degree or higher vocational degree in Finland (opisto- tai ammatillisen korkea-asteen tutkinto) before completing the required Bachelor’s degree, work experience completed after the lower degree will also be accepted. Applicants are still required to have a minimum of two years’ work experience, and it has to be from the relevant field.

If the applicant has completed a vocational college degree or higher vocational degree in Finland (opisto- tai ammatillisen korkea-asteen tutkinto) before completing the required Bachelor’s degree and has the required work experience between these degrees, the required Bachelor’s degree must be completed so that the applicant can send a copy of the certificate to TAMK Admissions Office by 15 July 2020 at 15.00 Finnish time at the latest.

Degree completed outside of Finland

If you apply with a degree completed outside of Finland and you are NOT an EU/EEA-citizen, the degree has to be completed by the end of the application period (22 January 2020). You need to upload the copy of your degree certificate to your application form by 29 January 2020 at 15.00 Finnish time at the latest. If your original degree certificate is written in other language than Finnish, Swedish or English, you also have to upload a copy of its translation. The translation has to be done by authorized translator. The translation must be in Finnish, Swedish or English and it has to include the translator’s signature and stamp.

Language skill requirements

Sufficient English language skills are required for degree programmes conducted in English. English language skills will be evaluated as a part of the pretask and the interview.

 

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