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Educational Leadership

Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Become a 21st century leader in education

Learn the essentials about leading people and business in the context of international education. Our Master’s Degree Programme in Educational Leadership is a unique collaborative distance-learning programme. It is organised mainly online with three mandatory but interactive and fun intensive weeks in Finland.


Master's degree (UAS)

Degree earned

Master of Business Administration

Planned duration

1.5 years (–2.5 years blended learning)

Extent of studies

90 ETCS credits



Form of learning

Full-time studies
Part-time studies

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens

12000 € per academic year

Link to scholarship programme

NB! This programme is mainly online and does not have the required contact teaching in Finland to allow immigration!

NB! Submit a pre-task assignment with your application! Pre-task assignments will be published by 30 Nov 2023 here.

This mid-career Master’s degree requires 2 years (24 months) of documented work experience after Bachelor’s.

The programme focuses on state-of-the-art skills and concepts of international educational leadership. You will develop necessary competences for leading the human and technological changes faced by educational institutions. You will gain a deeper insight into the successful Finnish education system to transfer best practices to your environment. You will also acquire practical tools and theories about motivating and leading yourself and other educators effectively and ethically.

With this master’s degree, you will have the skills needed to develop yourself to innovative future educational leader, change agent and policy maker. The degree programme provides you with knowledge and skills to work in complex and diverse public or private educational institutions, HR management, governmental positions or NGOs.

Sosiaali- ja terveysalan esimiestyön osaajaksi.

Need more information?

You can find all the information on course content, structure of studies and the actual application form in Studyinfo (link below). Please read through carefully before sending in questions. If - however - you have questions regarding the application process, please contact TAMK Admissions: admissions.tamk(at) For questions regarding the content or structure of the programme, please contact the programme staff: