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Master of Educational Leadership

University of Waikato

Subject area

Education Studies

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Entry requirements

BTchg or a bachelors degree and teaching qualification, or equivalent. Those students who have a BTchg(Hons), an honours degree and a teaching qualification or a PGDip in Educational Leadership or equivalent, may take 120 credits to complete the MEdLeadership.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have advanced understanding and knowledge about the specialist body of theoretical and applied topics relevant to educational leadership. They will contribute to the social and economic development, labour market and community of New Zealand by providing innovative educational leadership and management practice in schools, tertiary institutions, Government departments, and non-Governmental organisations.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Curriculum and Education Studies at this level can earn:


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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Waitaha-A-Hei / University of Waikato Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office




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Otumoetai Trust Undergraduate Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office



Up to $9000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253

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