Taught course

Language and Social Justice with British Sign Language MA

Institution
York St John University · School of Education
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

This course is not suitable if:

  • British Sign Language is your first language
  • You have British Sign Language Signature level 1
  • You have B1 level or above of the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR) in British Sign Language.
Entry onto this postgraduate course requires a minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in a related subject.

You can join this programme as a beginner in British Sign Language.

International Students

If you are an international student, you will need to show that your qualifications are equivalent to those above.

If your first language is not English you must show evidence of English Language competence at IELTS level 6.5 overall, with no skill below 6.0, or equivalent.

APEL policy

If you can't meet these minimum requirements it may be possible to take into account evidence of Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) as an alternative method of meeting the programme’s entry requirements. In such a case, appropriate references and records of employment might be presented to support the applicant’s case for admission.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Combine your passion for social justice with the study of language. Learn British Sign Language as part of your studies.

Study how language can affect wealth, opportunities and privilege in society. Learn British Sign Language and adapt to communicating with the Deaf community. Join a department renowned for its world-leading research in language. Be part of our thriving research community and study with peers that share your passion.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,500
International students
£12,750

UK & EU 2021 - 22

The tuition fee for 2021 entry to this postgraduate course is £6,500 for full-time UK/EU, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man students.

For UK/EU, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man students studying part time, the tuition fee for 2021 entry to this postgraduate course is £3,250 per year.

Postgraduate loans are available to help you pay for your master’s course. Find out more about postgraduate funding opportunities.

International (non-EU) 2020 - 21

The tuition fee for 2021 entry to this postgraduate course is £12,750 for international students.

Due to immigration laws, international students on a Student Visa must be studying full-time. For more information about visa requirements and short-term study visas, please visit the International Visa and Immigration pages.

More information about funding your studies is available on our International Fees and Funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@yorksj.ac.uk