Drawing on sociology, psychology, anthropology, history, philosophy, human geography and inclusive education among others, this programme will give you an understanding of the lives of children and young people in different social, cultural and educational contexts around the world.
Core modules will give you a sound knowledge of concepts and approaches in the study of childhood, but you’ll also be able to choose optional modules to suit your interests and career aspirations.
The MA Childhood Studies course at the University of Leeds has been designed to meet the needs of both international and UK students of childhood and youth, including practitioners who intend to work with children in educational, social, health or Non-Governmental Organisational settings.
It will also enable students to pursue an academic career: for example, future doctoral study in education, social policy, sociology or psychology.
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- Theorizing Childhood and Youth
- Research with Children and Young People
- Global Learning in UK Primary Schools
- Critical Perspectives on Leadership Theory and Practice
- Directed Study in Education
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- 12 months
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- A bachelor degree (hons) with a 2:1 or non-UK equivalent in a relevant discipline. We will consider applicants with alternative qualifications and experience on an individual basis.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.