Childhood and Youth Studies, M.A. | University of Otago | Dunedin, New Zealand
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Childhood and Youth Studies

12 months
Duration
20964 USD/year
5042 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Childhood and Youth Studies is available as a subject of study for the degree of Master of Arts - Childhood and Youth Studies at University of Otago. 

Overview

Key Features

This is a thesis-only programme for students with a social science background (or a related discipline) who want to develop their skills by conducting a piece of research concerning issues relating to children, young people and their families. It is strongly recommended that prospective students contact the Director of the Children's Issues Centre by the end of November to determine whether they meet the criteria for enrolment.

Participants in the course will meet at four audioconferences during the year (dates and times are available from the Children's Issues Centre).

The Master of Arts - Childhood and Youth Studies at University of Otago is available through Distance Learning.

The primary aim of the MA by coursework programme is to provide candidates with a grounding in their chosen discipline within a wider disciplinary frame to build the skills needed to identify a significant topic, design and implement a significant piece of research, and present the findings in a form acceptable to an expert readership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing and Revision for Graduate Research 
  • Research Methods in the Humanities 
  • Key Debates in the Humanities
  • Understanding Children and Childhood: Theory into Practice
  • Promoting Children's Participation and Protection
  • Child-Centred Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

July commencement may be possible, although the duration of the qualification may be longer.

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand. 
  • A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
  • If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20964 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20964 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5042 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National: $6,928.00
  • International: $28,805

Living costs for Dunedin

1000 - 2300 NZD /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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