Equity, Diversity and Social Change

Where will this take me?



Whether you are based in a school or another educational setting, or you are seeking educational expertise, this specialisation will help you understand how equity and diversity connects with policy and practice to effect social change.

Learning outcomes

On the completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Enhance policy and practice through critical analysis of contemporary research and theory in the social change space
  • Better understand social power and privilege, enabling you to develop professional practices through a lens of equity and diversity across educational contexts
  • Lead social change within your educational community.
Industry connections

Through your education studies and projects, you will develop strong professional and personal connections with community and industry that will open doors to an outstanding future.


Finish your specialisation confident of gaining employment, thanks to the excellent reputation of Melbourne Graduate School of Education. We have been ranked as #1 in Australia and #12 in the world for Education*, meaning a degree from us is a globally-recognised achievement.

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*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Education