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About

This innovative Childhood Studies course at the University of Leeds takes a global and multi-disciplinary approach to the social study of childhood and youth (from 0-18 years).

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Overview

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.

Career opportunities

The 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theorizing Childhood and Youth 30 credits
  • Research with Children and Young People
  • Child poverty and well-being
  • Children's family and personal relationships
  • Creative Inquiry, Communication and Learning
  • Directed Study in Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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