On the MA Education (Social Justice) pathway, you will engage with cutting-edge research and explore key sociological, philosophical and political debates pertaining to power, equity and citizenship, including: cosmopolitanism, globalisation, human rights, migration, displacement, racism, xenophobia, structural inequity, and alternative forms of education as a form of agency, activism and resistance.
The MA Education (Social Justice) pathway has close links with the research-active Department of Education and Social Justice and you can expect high quality teaching from leading experts in policy analysis, critical theory and impacting social change.
The MA Education (Social Justice) pathway attracts a diversity of students from a broad range of education-focused disciplinary backgrounds. These include those who are teachers, education leaders, policy makers, social workers, youth and community support workers, those working in NGOs and in the justice system, and graduates of social science programmes more broadly, who wish to pursue a career in social justice and make an impact in society.
The MA Education (Social Justice) pathway welcomes applications from international students.
The University of Birmingham, which has over 8,700 international students from approximately 150 countries, provides support throughout the course for those that are new to, or less experienced in, studying in a UK context.
If you would like further information about studying in Birmingham, then you can visit our international students webpage.
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Please note that like most Masters programmes, this programme does not confer qualified teacher status (QTS).
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