Qualification title:FSBL Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership
Qualification type:Vocational Related Qualification (Higher Education)
Accreditation status:Accredited
Credit Equivalency:120
Qualification number (RQF):603/6176/1
Progression routes:Progress to a university partner to complete a dissertation to then receive a MSc in Educational Management and Leadership; the FSBL Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership; or directly into employment in an associated profession.
Availability:UK and international
Next Qualification Review date:24/07/2023

Course Overview

The qualification has been created to develop learners’ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in education. It provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policy makers and will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the education sector.

The qualification also combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the education profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective performance and team leadership. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within education administration and/or management.


  • Leadership Qualities and Practice in Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Education: Theory, Policy and Practice
  • Managing Change in an Educational Context
  • Pedagogy and Practice in Education
  • Leading Reflective Practice in Education
  • Research Methods in Education

Learning Outcomes

  1. To understand and apply the principles of management strategy in an educational environment
  2. Review and apply the principles of educational leadership within industry
  3. To improve the employability of learners by allowing them to explore the relationship between
  4. management theories and their practical application in education.
  5. Analyse problem-solving techniques specific to education.
  6. Select, collate, review and analyse information form a wide range of sources
  7. Work independently and as part of a team
  8. Manage one’s own personal development and growth.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 6 Qualification or;
  • First Degree

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FSBL Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership