University Master's Degree Course in Leadership of Pedagogical Innovation and Management of Educational Centres

On-line Application
Length of program 2 years
Timetable afternoon
Credits 60 ECTS
CoordinationDr. Jordi Longás Mayayo
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Official Master in Educational Innovation and Educational Leadership

The University Master's in Educational Innovation and Educational Leadership offered by the Blanquerna-URL Faculty of Psychology, Education and Sport Sciences provides solid training for educational professionals to work in school leadership and team management roles. It also provides the keys to educational leadership and innovation in compulsory education (preschool, primary and secondary). The Master's provides students with the tools they need to develop an innovative professional practice, manage the classroom and promote the school with rigour while integrating the latest trends in education.

Admission criteria

To gain admission to the University Master's in Educational Innovation and Educational Leadership, candidates must fulfil the admission requirements stipulated in Royal Decree 1393/2007, which regulates official university post-graduate programmes. In accordance with Royal Decree 1393/2007, which establishes the system of official university degree programmes, to gain admission to the University Master's in Educational Innovation and Educational Leadership, students must hold an official Spanish university degree or another degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area which allows the holder to gain admission into Master's programme in the country where it was issued

The degrees which provide admission into this Master's are:

  • Diploma holders and graduates in all Teacher Training specialisations
  • Bachelor's holders and graduates in Education
  • Graduates of the University Master's in Teacher Training of Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Vocation Education and Language Teaching, which authorises Bachelor's holders and graduates in any discipline to work as teachers in compulsory secondary education and post-compulsory education
  • Foreign degrees (check the regulations currently in force)

The selection and admission criteria to the Blanquerna-URL Faculty of Psychology, Education and Sport Sciences are based on:

  •  Grade point average (40%)
  •  Previous work experience in the field of teaching and education (20%)
  •  Student motivation (20%)
  •  Additional training in the subject area of the Master's (10%)
  •  (English) language level B1, according to Royal Decree 29/12/07 (10%)

The criteria used to evaluate professional experience, if applicable, are:

  • Roles and responsibilities (50%)
  • Publications and papers at scholarly congresses and workshops (20%)
  • Number of years of experience (20%)
  • Diversity of cumulative experience and other work experiences not falling within the subject area of the Master's (10%)

Holders of the following degrees may also be admitted to the Master's:

  • Diploma holders and graduates in Social Education
  • Bachelor's holders and graduates in Psychology
  • Bachelor's holders and graduates in Educational Psychology

In these cases, the same selection criteria will be applied and students will previously have to earn 60 ECTS in the Master's to supplement their training, specifically 18 ECTS in the degrees in Primary Education and Preschool Education corresponding to the following modules:

  • Society, Family and School III (6 credits)
  • Educational Processes and Contexts II (12 credits)

The University Master's Committee is the body charged with evaluating the admission criteria, assessing the candidates' professional experience and determining the list of admissions. This committee also studies whether or not further training should be totally or partially recognised depending on each student's academic record for students who come from recognised degree programmes which do not provide direct access to this Master's.