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Children, Youth and International Development

M.A.
12 months
Duration
15860 GBP/year
8240 GBP/year
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About

Working with and for young people in the developing world offers an exciting career full of challenges and rewards. The Children, Youth and International Development MA at Brunel University London is a varied course with a global perspective which will help equip you for roles in international development organisations, government ministries and global agencies.

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Overview

As you journey through the Children, Youth and International Development MA at Brunel University London , you also will acquire the skills necessary to design and undertake your own research.

You will acquire a breadth of knowledge that will enable you to critically evaluate research, policy and practice in the area of children, youth and development. You will also discover the differing disciplinary perspectives on childhood and youth by studying modules from related disciplines.

Opt for the 'Applied Learning' module and you will have the opportunity of a short placement (one or two days a week for ten weeks) with an organisation that works in the field of children, youth and international development.

Additionally, an Erasmus agreement exists between the Brunel MA and the MPhil in Childhood Studies at the Norwegian Centre for Child Research (NOSEB) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.

Careers and your future

Students from the programme have progressed to a variety of careers in different types of organisations, primarily in international development NGOs such as AbleChildAfrica, ADRA, and Anti-Slavery International, and in government ministries and agencies like the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development, Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the British Council.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Sociology of Youth and Youth Work
  • Contemporary Issues in Youth and Community Work
  • Critical Perspectives on International Development
  • Understanding Childhood and Youth
  •  Social Policy
  • Researching Children, Childhood and Youth

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a social science, education studies, childhood studies, youth work, international relations, development studies or related discipline.  
  • Other disciplines and qualifications with relevant experience in international development work or work with children or young people will be considered on an individual basis and an interview may be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15860 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15860 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8240 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK/EU students: £4,120 part-time
  • International students: £7,930 part-time

Funding

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