24 months
11285 EUR/year
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The Master’s programme Interventions in Childhood offered by Jönköping University will provide you with a theoretical basis, knowledge, and tools for professional collaboration to support children and youth and their families. You will learn about interventions that enable children and youth to actively participate in every-day life.

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The Master’s programme Interventions in Childhood at Jönköping University  is interdisciplinary and you will gain deepened theoretical knowledge and skills to work professionally with children in need of support and their families in the contexts of preschool/school, child healthcare, rehabilitation and social work. It provides a basis for further development in a variety of professional roles.

Our students have a background in education, special education, nursing, psychology, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy and social welfare. As a student, you gain valuable knowledge of theories and tools that you can use to critically and systematically analyse, assess and handle complex phenomena, problems and situations related to childhood interventions. You are provided with opportunity to tailor parts of your education on a specific area related to your professional and research interests. After graduation, you are qualified to start a research career by applying for doctoral studies.

After graduation

The master program deepens your knowledge within your occupational field. Acquired knowledge prepares you for doctoral studies or for a career within organizations cherishing the interest of children and youth. After graduating you have competence within either specialization of disability sciences, health and welfare, social work, or special education. Participation in everyday life, support and adaptations for children and youth in need of special support are focused. Examples of workplaces are preschool, school, special education, social welfare, intervention/rehabilitation and healthcare.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of Science and Scientific Methods
  • Developmental Sciences and Intervention Processes
  • Research Strategies and Design Problems
  • Conducting Research with and about Children
  • The Ecology of inclusion and participation and children’s everyday functioning
  • Crisis leadership in social works

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines



60 - 120 


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor’s degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 ECTS credits within health and care sciences, behavioral science, social work, disability research, or educational sciences, including independent, theoretical based work, i.e. a thesis or the equivalent work that demonstrates that the applicant has conducted independent, systematic research and formally written about this research (e.g. participation in work based research; participation in research methods courses). Proof of English language proficiency is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11285 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11285 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

One year:

  • For the first semester: 58500 SEK
  • Total tuition fee: 117000 SEK 
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

Two years:

  • For the first semester: 58500 SEK
  • Total tuition fee: 234000 SEK 
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

Living costs for Jönköping

7360 - 10800 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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