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NHC Diploma in

Academic Management and Directorship


NHC-Diploma in Academic Management and Directorship is designed to provide teachers with the tools
required to become successful academic managers and director of studies. This course provides essential input
on the tasks and responsibilities involved in this position and will help you develop the skills you need to be an
effective academic manager. This diploma explores the different theories and best practices needed to be a good Director of Studies. Hence, the Diploma in Academic Management and Directorships is the most comprehensive diploma level qualification for academic managers, Director of Studies, operations managers, and directors at educational institutes and training centers.


Course Information

Course Information


Candidates attending the Diploma in Academic Management and Directorship will study four modules.

Module 1: Leading and Managing the Establishment

Module 2: Developing and Monitoring Staff

Module 3: Evaluating and Developing Resources

Module 4: Enhancing Performance


Participants are required to complete five assignments consisting of research, reports and presentations and one graduation project. These are practical projects with a theoretical underpinning. There is no final examination.


The course equates to a total of approximately 375 hours.

Who Is The Course For?

Diploma in Academic Management and Directorship provides excellent professional development for managers and aspiring managers. It is suitable for those already with or wishing to take up key managerial roles within language schools such as centre managers, academic managers, principals, and school directors. This degree is also for new academic managers who have recently moved into this role and are seeking more support and knowledge in their new job as well as for experienced Director of Studies who are interested in updating their knowledge.



Candidates should be in a position of line management experience in an educational or business context.

It is also desirable to have an initial teaching qualification, a diploma in Teaching Methodology, TEFL, TESOL or Educantional Leadership and Management, and at least five years' ELT teaching or operational experience.


Career Prospects

This qualification enables people at educational institutes to progress their career at a managerial level.


Career paths include:


  • Academic managers

  • School principal

  • School director

  • Director of Studies

Career Prospects

Why Choose
Notting Hill College

We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.

Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.

Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.

Choose your own flexible learning schedule.

Keep up to date with the latest trends in educational psychology.

Save money with affordable payment plans.

Learn from expert teachers.

Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.

Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.

Have a continuous authentication of your certificates with the Lifetime Verification Service.

Enjoy excellent support and communication services.

Join a network of thousands of global Notting Hill College graduates who have qualified from one of our courses.

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