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MA Social Justice and Education

University of York

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Evaluate and debate the fairness of educational practices.

This course is ideal if you have an interest in diversity, inclusion, equality and a fair and decent society. It's especially useful for current and future teachers as well as potential policy makers and researchers.

Educational policymakers, researchers and teachers recognise that social justice is fundamental to their work. This course will equip you to investigate the pedagogical and professional issues that relate to social justice.

Course content

In the Autumn term compulsory modules will introduce you to the tools and techniques you'll use throughout the course and in your career. You'll also choose some modules that will allow you to build a course that suits your interests and career.

In the Spring term you'll study a compulsory module that will allow you to develop your skills and experience of communicating research while again having a choice of modules that allow you to tailor this masters to your own interests.

Finally in the Summer term you'll continue developing your research skills, while also working on your dissertation.

Careers and skills

The wide choice of modules allows you to shape this course to suit your own aspirations, meaning that it's suitable for a wide range of careers. You'll also benefit from the University's careers team who offer a bespoke advice and support service.

Application deadline

03 December 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,240per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

First-rate teaching by leading academics, plus award-winning employability programmes, help to prepare students for the international labour market.
A home on campus in York’s college environment brings together a diverse community of students from over 150 countries, offering lifelong connections.
York offers a wide range of specialist support to international students, including orientation, a Writing and Language Skills Centre, and immigration advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 81 1

    16th out of 102 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    136 68%

    19th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    54th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    139 70%

    26th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    65th

    16

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