12 months
18700 GBP/year
8440 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Social Justice and Education course from University of York is ideal if you have an interest in diversity, inclusion, equality and a fair and decent society. It's especially useful for current and future teachers as well as potential policy makers and researchers.

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Evaluate and debate the fairness of educational practices.

Educational policymakers, researchers and teachers recognise that social justice is fundamental to their work. This Social Justice and Education course from University of York  will equip you to investigate the pedagogical and professional issues that relate to social justice.

Careers and skills

The wide choice of modules allows you to shape this course to suit your own aspirations, meaning that it's suitable for a wide range of careers. You'll also benefit from the University's careers team who offer a bespoke advice and support service.

Career opportunities

Our graduates work in a wide range of sectors, including:

  • education and higher education
  • journalism
  • information management
  • human resources
  • civil service
  • NGOs and other international organisations.

Some graduates choose to continue their studies with research degrees in education and related topics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Education 
  • Social Justice and Education 
  • Planning and Communicating Research 
  • Gender, Sexuality and Education
  • Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century
  • Teaching and Learning Citizenship and Global Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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