You’ll be exposed to new and original ways of thinking about children and young people. You’ll be able to:
- communicate effectively with child- and youth-focused professionals
- carry out empirical research with children and young people
- transfer your analytical, writing and other skills to the workplace.
- Childhood and Youth Studies degree offered at University of Sussex is placed 11th in the UK.
- You’re taught by School of Education and Social Work faculty, drawing on expertise from both the Department of Education and the Department of Social Work and Social Care.
- Childhood and Youth Studies at Sussex offers you the opportunity to study modules across anthropology, international development and child rights, sociology, gender studies, sexual health, psychology, media and social work.
You may already have a professional qualification in social work, teaching, youth work, early years or related fields and wish to specialise further in the field of childhood and youth studies.
Our MA is ideal for advanced practitioners, leaders and managers, project development and policy officers, and others working with children and young people in local, national and international agencies in the statutory and non-governmental sectors.
Whatever your level, this MA provides an excellent step into doctoral-level study in any academic discipline or profession concerned with childhood and youth.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Academic and Research Skills
- Current Developments in Childhood and Youth Policy and Practice
- Introduction to Childhood and Youth Studies
- Activist Media Practice
- Anthropology of Childhood
- Curriculum, learning and society
- Foundations of Education Policy, Planning and Development
- Restorative Justice: Domestic and International Approaches
- Childhood and Youth in Global Perspective; Rights, Protection and Justice
- Teachers: policy and practice in lnternational contexts
- Youth Justice
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
DisciplinesEducation Anthropology Psychology View 833 other Masters in Education in United Kingdom
You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above, or be able to demonstrate the ability to study at the appropriate level.
- Subject-specific requirements
Your undergraduate degree can be in any subject. Other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, and in certain circumstances you may be accepted on to the course if you can demonstrate the ability to study at the appropriate level. You may be accepted on to the course if you have equivalent professional qualifications and/or professional experience. We particularly welcome applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential, enthusiasm and commitment to study.
International16750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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