Application Process

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Application Process

How to apply

To apply for the next intake of Educational Leadership in Practice, click here

The early application deadline for September ’21 has now passed.

Alumni Loyalty Bursary (15% discount) If you have successfully graduated from a credit-bearing qualification at the University of Manchester or UMIST you can receive an alumni loyalty bursary, which is a 15% discount on the tuition fees that you are personally funding

One-discount policy:   We operate a one discount policy; Early Application, Alumni Loyalty Bursary and Scholarships are not accumulative. If you qualify for more than one discount or scholarship, you will be awarded the one that is the highest amount.

If you have any questions regarding the course, please contact us on

For courses starting in late February, applications will close in early February.

For courses starting in September, applications will close at the mid-end of August.

Advice to applicants

To apply for the next intake of Educational Leadership in Practice, click here

The advertised fee covers your tuition. It does not cover your accommodation and flight costs when travelling to the face-to-face workshops/conferences in Manchester or Dubai or any of our international centres.

If you are applying to the China Centre please contact

If you are applying to the Middle East Centre please contact

To speed up the application process, please submit the following documents with your completed application form:

Copies of official degree certificates and transcripts of your previous study, showing the subjects taken and grades obtained. If these documents are in languages other than English, please provide official translations;

Your CV with details of your work experience;

Copies of English Language Certification, eg IELTS, TOEFL or Pearson test score report;

Two written references, stamped by the referee and on official headed paper;

We also require a personal supporting statement (maximum 500 words) and should explain what attracts you to apply to this course, what you hope to gain from this course and how it will help you achieve your aims or inspirations.

How your application is considered

Once your application has been received, our Admissions team will contact you. We may ask you to submit additional information, if necessary.

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