UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

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.

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.

Course Additional Entry

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.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,785  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,740  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,392  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,370  Academic year. First year home fees