The objective of the Level 7 Diploma in Education Management and Leadership (L7 DEML) qualification is to develop your understanding of policy and management theory in education. This course will provide you with an opportunity to engage with the challenges professionals and policy makers face in their country. Furthermore, it will provide you with knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the education sector. This qualification will develop and enhance your knowledge and skills in leading change, effective performance and team leadership enabling you to work in a variety of roles within education administration and/or management. The Level 7 Diploma in Education Management and Leadership is accredited by UK OFQUAL and delivered 100% online as a distance learning programme. This Level 7 teaching qualification will assist you regardless of your subject expertise – whether you teach music or mathematics.
This Level 7 educational management course is perfect for those looking to pursue management positions in administration of Universities (the FE and HE sectors), Schools, Vocational Institutes, Early Childhood Education, Elementary and Secondary Education, Online Education Institutes, as well as in the Public Sector.
Duration and Delivery
This Level 7 Diploma in Education Management and Leadership is designed to be completed online at the pace that suits you. Our Level 7 Diploma takes as little as 2 months or up to 12 months, depending on your previous experience and dedication to the course. The qualification is delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), with online tutor support to facilitate your course progression.
Assessment and Verification
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by our qualified assessors and externally verified by awarding organisation. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. Learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. You will receive support once you’re enrolled on our online portal to assist you in reaching your goals.
Successful completion of this 100% accredited online course allows top up entry into Post Graduate courses at University of Portsmouth.
Unit 1: Contemporary issues in education: theory, policy and practice
Unit 2: The management of educational change
Unit 3: Managing effective intercultural communication and perspectives
Unit 4: Pedagogy and practice in education
Unit 5: Leading reflective practice in education
Unit 6: Research methods in education
How we deliver our courses?
Feel free to call us:
or send us an email:
You should meet either of the two following minimum eligibility criteria:
- possess an honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
- have 5 years relevant management experience (for mature learners)
In both cases, you must be 21 years or older at the beginning of the course and have a satisfactory level of Literacy and Numeracy skills.
How will I be assessed?
This course is theory based and will be assessed through essay style written accounts.
The L7 DEML is for those working or who wish to undertake a job as a teacher or a trainer in state schools in the UK. It is also an excellent choice for those who want to develop themselves as leaders in an educational setting and prepare themselves for such roles as head of departments, academic dean, headteacher, etc.
There is no specific time frame to complete the course. Most learners complete it in as less as 2 months (fast track) or up to 1 year (full time).
You must possess an honours degree in a related subject, or UK level 6 Diploma, or an equivalent overseas qualification. However, no formal qualification is required for mature learners who have 5 years relevant management experience.
No, you will be assessed by the coursework alone.
Learners often approach us to ask questions about the Awarding Organisation (AO) that would certify their qualification. Such is the...