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Master of Arts (M.A.) (Educational Leadership and Management)– 2 YEARS

Programme Overview

Duration: 2 Years Programme Code: 050301

Master of Arts (Educational Leadership and Management) Programme would provide learners a wider and more comprehensive understanding of the aspects of Educational Leadership and Management. This Programme aims at developing professionals as managers and leaders for effective educational endeavors. It is an innovative Post Graduate Programme in education that emphasizes on both disciplinary and professional dimensions of education.

The Programme comprises of:

  1. Foundation Courses,
  2. Elective Courses (Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Management)
  3. Research (Dissertation and Viva- Voce)
  4. Field Experience and Working with Community

M.A. (ELM) Programme would provide learners a wider and more comprehensive understanding of management and leadership aspect of education as a profession

Programme Educational Objectives:

  • To explore educational leadership and management theories, practice and research.
  • To analyze policies and practices that influence leaders and managers of schools, and institutions of higher educational systems.
  • To reflect upon the political, social, economic, legal and cultural contexts in order to develop an insight in to various styles of educational leadership and management.
  • Toapply the skills of resources management to meet educational needs effectively and efficiently.

Programme Outcome

After the completion of the Programme, the learners will be able to:

  • Practice new approaches to leadership and management at national and international level.
  • Implement effective and meaningful strategies in managing and leading various types of educational institutions.
  • Facilitate in inculcating the leadership and managerial ethics and values.
  • Build positive and effective relationships between the educational institution and the larger community.
  • Create opportunities for curricular, instructional and assessment practices.
  • Evaluate the impact of new initiatives and alliances.
  • Conduct research on various aspects of educational leaderships and management

Programme Highlights:
The programme is delivered through seminars, workshops, tutorials, and lectures. Internship is an integral component of the curriculum. The focus is on essential skills and knowledge with a balance of practical and theoretical learning.

Some of the major areas that will be covered:

Foundation courses in education, research methodology, educational leadership and management, e-governance, disaster and risk- management.

Career Avenues:
Graduates are prepared for roles including leadership and management, education officer, education administrator or manager in a range of educational institutions including schools. The graduates can work in the teaching industry at various positions such as directors, department chairs, deputy directors, deans, principals, vice principals.

Entry Requirements:
Graduation in any stream from a UGC approved university. In addition candidates will also have to appear in GATA (Goenkan Aptitude Test for Admission) and appear for a personal interview.