This is a ‘fast track’ professional learning programme which requires students to have prior experience and understanding of educational leadership.
All applicants are required to:
- be currently working in a teaching, leadership or school support role;
- have a National Professional Qualification (NPQ), equivalent professional experience, or equivalent M-level credits related to school improvement and educational leadership;
- hold a good first degree, diplomas or other relevant qualifications.
We accept a range of qualifications, our country pages show you what qualifications we accept from your country.
English language support - before your course starts
The University offers Presessional English courses for students who wish to improve their knowledge of spoken and written English in preparation for academic study at the University of Birmingham. Students with conditional offers have the option of attending one of these courses instead of retaking IELTS.
English language support - during your studies
BIA provides free English language services to international students who are currently studying on undergraduate or postgraduate courses at the University of Birmingham. Services include Open-access English classes, online self-assessment, online materials through CANVAS, email answers to quick questions and individual one to one tutorials. For a small fee, BIA also offers classes for partners of international postgraduate students and staff, social events including day trips and HOST visits.