UCL Institute of Education, University of London

UCL Institute of Education, University of London

Social Justice and Education

The course: identifies, examines and critiques key sociological perspectives on social justice, citizenship, social inequalities, social inclusion and exclusion; explores how social justice issues are constituted and contested; examines social justice concerns in education policy and practice; develops their theoretical, methodological and analytical social research skills to enable students to critique existing research and to pursue their own enquiries in social justice and education.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree in education or the social sciences, or degree in another subject plus professional or personal experience in social justice work; alternative entry routes (submission of 1 or more qualifying essays) are available for those with non-traditional qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Justice: contemporary social issues and perspectives; research methods for social, historical and educational inquiry; dissertation or report on social justice and education. Optional modules: education and social theory; gender, education and development; rights and education; sociology of education; sociology of race and education; values in society; widening educational participation: policy and practice.

Assessment methods

A first degree in education or the social sciences, or a degree in another subject plus professional or personal experience in social justice work.

Sponsorship information

Employer or other sponsoring body.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,740 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,785 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,392 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Institute of Education, University of London Camden WC1H 0AL South East

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