OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Education Management and Leadership qualification is to develop your understanding of policy, management theory and practice in education. It provides you with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policymakers in their own country. It will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the education sector. It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the education profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective performance and team leadership. You will be able to work in a variety of roles within education administration and/or management.
The OTHM Level 7 diplomas on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) are at the same level as master’s degrees. However, they are shorter (120 credits) and you will have to proceed to the dissertation stage (60 credits) with a university to achieve a full masters programme.
Qualification Structure and Content
The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Education Management and Leadership qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification
Contemporary Issues in Education: Theory, Policy and Practice (20 credits)
The Management of Educational Change (20 credits)
Managing Effective Intercultural Communication and Perspectives (20 credits)
Pedagogy and Practice in Education (20 credits)
Leading Reflective Practice in Education (20 credits)
Research Methods in Education (20 credits)
Duration & Delivery
- 10 months
- Online learning (Learning management system & live webinars)
OTHM the UK based Awarding Organisation (Certification body) approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) in England.
- OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. As this OTHM qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), students are eligible to progress to an MA in Education Management and Leadership (top-up) with advanced standing.