Taught course

Social Justice and Education

University of York · Department of Educational Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants will need a good degree UK 2.1 or above. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/international/english/

Months of entry


Course content

Educational policy makers, researchers and teachers recognize that social justice is at the very heart of all their work in education. Students will understand the philosophical issues, explore levels of achievement and attainment and investigate pedagogical issues.

This programme will be attractive to all those who have an interest in fair and decent, diverse and inclusive, national and global societies. The programme will be of interest to those who see themselves as current or future teachers, researchers or policy makers. Students take compulsory modules about social justice and how to do research, 2 optional modules, analyse and complete a dissertation.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities, please see: http://www.york.ac.uk/study/international/ Information about international fees can be found at: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/international/fees-funding/

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: http://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 322524