M Ed in Leadership and Management is a revised program of M Ed in Educational Management of Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED).This program intends to develop educational leaders who are responsible for ensuring students’ optimal learning ability in schools and these educational leaders can interpret national and global trends and issues in the school setting. An attempt will be made to impart essential knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for an effective school Principal and educational leader who can provide dynamic leadership for change and innovation, academic success and optimum satisfaction of stakeholders.
The two year M Ed program has four semesters. The program is of 54 credit hours. There are 2 (two) core courses of 6 Cr,edit hours 11(eleven) specialization courses of 33 Credit hours, 2 (two) elective courses of 6 Credit hours and 3 (three) practical courses of 9 Credit hours.
For enrolment in two-year M Ed in Leadership and Management program, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (B. Ed/BA/B. Sc) or any equivalent degree recognized by Kathmandu University with second division or CGPA 2.5/4 in aggregate.
The taught courses have been divided mainly into three categories: Core courses, specialization and elective. Core courses are common to all M Ed students. Specialization courses have been designed to develop conceptual understanding of key management and leadership ideas in educational institutes with a view to develop professionalism among the graduates in the areas of management and leadership of education. Internship and research projects are the practical courses. The details of the courses are given in the following table.