Leadership and Management in Education

The Postgraduate Diploma (Post-Graduate Diploma) in Science in Advanced Medical Technologies is a Level 9 major award which combines modules from science, engineering, electronics and information technology. A key focus of the programme will be on medical devices and emerging medical technologies. The learners will gain a deep understanding of medical devices that, combined with prior knowledge of engineering and/or science, will provide a learning environment to up-skill and reskill enabling them to be effective leaders in medical device design, manufacturing, and application.


Our course content is aligned with industry requirements


This course is delivered both online and on campus


This course will allow for clear career and educational progression

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12 Weeks

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The programme is intended to support education staff currently holding, or who intend to take up, leadership and management positions in schools and centres of education. The aim of the programme is to provide for the development of knowledge, understanding and skills required for effective leadership and management in schools and centres of education.

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What are the entry requirements?

Post Primary and Primary educational staff who aspire to leadership positions.


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What modules will I study?

Programme content will include a balanced contribution from a practical and theoretical perspective including:

  • Personality type profiling— a Myers Briggs Model

  • Educational Leadership

  • Values and how they impact on action

  • Educational Planning (in the context of School Development Planning)

  • The changing educational context

  • Interpersonal relations

  • Conflict resolution

  • Education administration and leadership


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The programme will take place every Monday evening from 6:30pm – 9:30pm for 12 weeks, commencing Monday January 9th and finishing on Monday April 3rd, 2023. (No Class on Monday February 6th, Bank Holiday) and may conclude with a one full-day session on a Saturday if required.


The assessment process requires participants to present a ‘Reflective Journal/Portfolio’.

The purpose of this Journal is:

To help each participant document and reflect on key learning moments throughout the programme.

To encourage and harness a continuous reflective capacity that enables participants to witness, explore, ponder on, synthesise, evaluate and analyse, the key learning elements that are significant.

To encourage participants to apply some of the learning and knowledge from the programme to a specific task or role in their respective school or work environment.


All participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance in Leadership and Management in Education from LIT. For those participants who wish to achieve an accredited Level 7 Special Purpose Award (10 credits) in Leadership and Management in Education, the assessment process outlined above must be completed.

Application Deadline

Final closing date for applications – 2pm Monday 19th December for January 2023 intake

For queries relating to the course content contact:

Dr. Martin Fitzgerald PhD
Tel: +353 504 28116
Email: Martin.Fitzgerald@lit.ie



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