MEd in Educational Management (Coursework)

Study Discipline: Business Administration
Study Programme Details
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions: Summer Session
Study Format: Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Immerse yourself in the dynamic realm of educational leadership with the MEd in Educational Management (Coursework) at the University of Johannesburg. Beyond a degree, this program is a transformative journey aimed at cultivating competent school leaders and managers. The program is meticulously designed to equip students with professional skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success in leadership roles. Delve into a learning experience that not only advances your theoretical understanding but also empowers you to critically reflect on your experiences, performance, and progress, fostering the transfer and application of skills across diverse contexts.

As the educational landscape evolves, our program stands at the forefront, aimed at emerging and practicing educational leaders and managers in schools and administrative positions within the schooling sector. With a focus on professionalization and capacity-building in educational management research, this program aims to consolidate and deepen your knowledge of educational management theories and practices. Prepare for research-based postgraduate studies by developing the capacity to analyze research methodologies and techniques, allowing you to contribute meaningfully to the field.


Embark on a flexible learning journey with our MEd program (Code: M5EDMP), offered online in collaboration with Higher Ed Partners SA. Operating at NQF Level 9, this program provides 180 credits over its duration. Enjoy the convenience of online learning while gaining valuable insights and skills to thrive in educational management and leadership.

Admission Requirements

Qualified teachers, senior education managers holding a BEd Honours degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in Education either in Leadership and Management or its equivalent will be allowed into the programme.


  • Educational Leadership and Management Theories
  • Strategic Planning in Education
  • Financial Management in Education
  • Policy Development and Implementation
  • Educational Research Methods

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Future Career Outcomes

Discover the success stories of our alumni who have not only excelled in their chosen fields but have also become leaders in educational management. The industry demands dynamic professionals, and our program ensures you are well-equipped to meet those demands. Develop skills that are not only relevant but also indispensable in the evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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