Taught course

Education (Social Justice)

Institution
University of Bedfordshire · School of Education
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

This course aims to further develop your professional knowledge and understandings in specific areas of education and welfare.

It is based upon a critical concern for social justice and the ways this is understood and implemented through policy and practice to affect the lives of disadvantaged children and young people as well as poor and marginalised groups and communities.

The MA Education (Social Justice) aims to:

  • Increase awareness of, and access to, a range of academic ideas and research findings in relation to issues of education and social justice.
  • Promote personalisation of broad themes around the challenges posed by changing global political, social and economic landscapes and to meet the needs and interests of students while providing a focused line of study.
  • Promote vocationally relevant and varied assessment formats with a negotiated focus to support individual and organisational needs.
  • Promote engagement with key issues in education and social justice, involving critical examination of a wide range of key sources and texts.
  • Encourage evidence-based practice and reflexive practice-based understandings through engagement with work-based settings allowing student to integrate theoretical ideas with practical implications.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Email
study@beds.ac.uk