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Education and Social Justice (by Distance Learning)
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Study mode distance learning (part-time)
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £9400
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Lancaster University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This is a course with a strong research ethos and will be of interest to anyone who wishes to gain research expertise as well as develop knowledge of social justice issues. Such research experience will be particularly useful for students who wish to learn how to intervene in education systems to promote social justice, and for those who wish to develop research-led policy agendas in their own institutions. The programme provides a thorough introduction to issues in social justice research, a solid grounding in research methods and writing skills, and extended opportunities from early in the programme to work with an expert academic supervisor. It is a course intended primarily for working professionals worldwide with a strong interest in social justice and education. Students and tutors work together entirely online to explore a range of social justice issues.
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An upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a British university or equivalent. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum 6.0 in reading and writing) or equivalent.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.5 in R/W, 6.0 in L/S)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Lancaster, Teacher training and education. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
Around 3000 student attend the university from outside the UK coming from around 100 different countries. As well as the student union, there is also wellbeing and support groups to help students adapt to their new home and groups dealing with sports and cultures from around the world. There is help to adapt to life in the city and in the UK as well as practical assistance available with matters such as immigration paperwork and visas. Lancaster University Students Union (LUSU) is the heart of student life outside the classroom at the university. There is no central building for the union apart from an administration area and each college has its own branch. There are some 200 societies operating within the university ranging from the student union newspaper, established in 1967 and being the oldest student media on campus to sports, arts, political and cultural organisations. The students union is also responsible for the organisation of fairs and balls during the year. There are a number of different sports available to students through the university and most of the teams take part in the various university and college leagues. There is an annual Roses Tournament against the team from the University of York, taking its name from the 15th century civil war called the War of the Roses between the two counties.