EDLSYV Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership (75 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Education and Psychology
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020
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Phenomena based curriculum facilitates learning through real life phenomenon, which are studied in an authentic environment. The aim is to understand the phenomena related to education by combining different theoretical and practical aspects. The variety of different phenomena include: Learning and Guidance, Competence and Expertise, Scientific Knowledge, Interaction and Cooperation, and Education, Society and Change. These phenomena are integrated into the course content and are offered to develop a deep understanding of the discipline.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the Advanced Studies the student will be able to apply following expected skills in five different phenomenon areas and beyond. Expected skills for each Phenomenon area are following:
Learning and Guidance
- analyse different processes of learning and guidance and relate them to the diversity of learning environments
- be aware of the diversity of concepts of knowledge, learning and the human being and their relation to learning cultures
Competence and Expertise
- evaluate and document one’s own professional growth
- develop the competencies needed in working life
- develop the work environment by searching for scientific and practical knowledge in the area
Scientific Knowledge
- critically analyse scientific research
- develop one’s own thinking based on research
- conduct scientific research in the field of education
Interaction and Cooperation
- gain intercultural knowledge and competence and apply them in practice
- work competently as part of a team in a multicultural environment
Education, Society and Change
- understand and critically analyse educational phenomena in an international context by integrating scientific, experimental and practical aspects
- understand the field of education as promoting human rights and equity


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