Taught course

Social Justice and Education

University of York · School for Business and Society

Entry requirements

2:1 undergraduate degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a relevant discipline such as: Education, Sociology, Humanities, Social Sciences. Some educational experience in either teaching or administration is also considered beneficial.

Months of entry


Course content

Evaluate and debate the fairness of educational practices.

This masters is ideal if you have an interest in diversity, inclusion, equality and a fair and decent society. It is 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 masters course will equip you to investigate the pedagogical and professional issues that relate to social justice as well as evaluating and debating the fairness of educational practices.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

IELTS 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each component.

For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Student Support Administrator - Admissions
+ 44 (0)1904 322585