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Child Studies

Linköping University

24 months
Duration
7895 EUR/year
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About

This Child Studies master’s programme from Linköping University is interdisciplinary and focuses on the critical study of questions related to children and childhood.

Overview

The Child Studies master’s programme from Linköping University can be taken in one or two years and will prepare you for designing, planning and conducting research that concerns children, childhood and families. Each year is concluded with a 15-credits master’s thesis. 

The programme is primarily taught online with the aid of a digital learning platform, but there are three 1–5 days long on-campus periods in the first year and two in the second. This allows for some flexibility as to where and when you conduct your studies. The programme has high academic standards, however, and requires students to commit full time to their studies.

Career opportunities

Graduates who wish to follow a career in research via a doctoral degree will be well prepared through the programme. You can also follow a career within governmental authorities as well as local organisations, both governmental and non-governmental, whose activities affect children and their living conditions, or use the master’s degree to take your career in professional fields such as education, politics, social work and care to the next level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Child Studies
  • Historical Perspectives on Children and Childhood
  • Anthropological Perspectives on Children and Childhood
  • Sociological Perspectives on Children and Childhood
  • Research Methods in Child Studies
  • Children´s Rights
  • Master’s Thesis (one year)
  • Children, Parenthood, and Family Life
  • Children, School and Education
  • Children, Migration and Transnational Childhoods
  • Children, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Research Methods and Epistemology in Child Studies
  • Children’s Health and Development in a Global World
  • Master’s Thesis (two year)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen within the humanities, social sciences or the behavioral sciences with a major (or its equivalent) in a field relevant to the programme. Examples of fields relevant to the programme are anthropology, education, history, communication studies, media studies, language studies, psychology, social work, sociology and political sicence.
  • English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7895 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15790 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

SEK 160000

Living costs for Linköping

7140 - 11270 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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