Taught course

Education (Special Educational Needs)

University of Bedfordshire · School of Education

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

The MA Education (Social Justice) critically explores the ways that educational settings in particular look to address disadvantage. A strong sociological focus provides a critical insight into the challenges facing educators, as well as key concepts and processes to address disadvantage.

Key features

  • 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

Career opportunities

The award will strengthen your ability, and equip you to apply for jobs (or further training) in a wide range of educational settings as teachers, community workers, social workers, police, probation officers, education welfare workers, home school link or family welfare workers and professionals working across the voluntary sector.

Areas of study may include:

  • Education and social justice
  • Children’s Voice: Researching and Analysing Children’s Lives

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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