The University of York
Social Justice and Education MA
The University of York

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 20 graduates of Social Justice and Education MA at The University of York for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Business and Management (Non-Specific).

Overall student satisfaction
80 /100
20 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Business and Management

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Business and Management (Non-Specific) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28000 £30000 £41000
25-75 percentile range £24500 - £35000 £25000 - £37000 £29000 - £52000

Course Description

Educational policy makers, researchers and teachers recognise that social justice is at the very heart of all their work in education. Students will understand the philosophical issues, explore levels of achievement and attainment and investigate pedagogical issues. This programme will be attractive to all those who have an interest in fair and decent, diverse and inclusive, national and global societies. The programme will be of interest to those who see themselves as current or future teachers, researchers or policy makers. Students take compulsory modules about social justice and how to do research, 2 optional modules, analyse and complete a dissertation.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Social Justice and Education MA at The University of York

50% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
30% Finance Professionals
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Information Technology Professionals

Grading & Study Time


Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Social Justice and Education, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.



Tuition Fees Social Justice and Education MA

Ireland £9990 year 1
EU £22250 year 1
England UK £9990 year 1
Northern Ireland £9990 year 1
Scotland £9990 year 1
Wales £9990 year 1
Channel Islands £9990 year 1
International £22250 year 1
Ireland £10590 year 1
EU £23900 year 1
England UK £10590 year 1
Northern Ireland £10590 year 1
Scotland £10590 year 1
Wales £10590 year 1
Channel Islands £10590 year 1
International £23900 year 1

Additional fee information


Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of The University of York in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of The University of York in related subject specific rankings.


    • #20 
    • #29 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 14 May, 2024]
    • #64 
    • #80 
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #8 
    • #118 
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #18 
    • #126 
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #151 
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]

See all 34 university rankings of The University of York

About The University of York

The University of York, usually abbreviated to Ebor, is a collegiate research university based in the historic and picturesque city of York, England. It has two main campuses, East and West, which are just a few minute’s walking distance apart. It also has another site known as King’s Manor just North-West of the city centre.

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