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Children's Literature (Distance Learning)

University of Roehampton

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24 months
Duration
14504 GBP/year
6824 GBP/year
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About

The Children's Literature (Distance Learning) programme at the University of Roehampton allows you to study children’s literature in a flexible, part-time format from wherever you are in the world.

Overview

The Children's Literature (Distance Learning) programme at the University of Roehampton explores he exciting and varied world of children’s literature, and to examine how texts aimed at young people convey and challenge ideas about childhood. You will work with staff who have international reputations in areas such as philosophy in children's literature, popular fiction, adolescence and young adult fiction, early children's books, and writing for young people. 

As a distance learner you will have support from the Department, regular contact with your tutors, access to specialist services, and a wide range of e-books and digitised items from the Children’s Literature Collection at the University Library which contains 3,000 critical, theoretical, bibliographical and reference works and approximately 40 specialist children's literature journals. 

Career options

Possible careers include teaching and librarianship, children’s publishing and arts management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical and Theoretical Perspectives
  • Archives
  • Form and Genre 2
  • Children's Literature in Translation
  • British Children's Literature: Historical Perspectives
  • Writing for a Child Audience
  • Dissertation OR Creative Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students: you will need to apply for a student visa to study in the UK. Please check the university website for fixed deadlines.

Language

English
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.
89
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
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Credits

180 alternative credits

PGDip: 120

Delivered

Online

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.
Upper 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.
89
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good second-class honours degree in English Lit/English Lit combined degree (if you have a degree in another discipline, please provide evidence of literary studies in your transcript or personal statement).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14504 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14504 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6824 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6824 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • £380 per ten credits (part-time UK/EU)
  • £806per ten credits (part-time International)

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.

Due for update

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