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Children's Literature (Distance Learning)

University of Roehampton

24 months
14867 GBP/year
6995 GBP/year
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Children's Literature (Distance Learning) from University of Roehampton allows you to study children's literature in an online, flexible and part-time format from wherever you are in the world.


At Children's Literature (Distance Learning) from University of Roehampton you will explore the exciting and varied world of children's literature, and 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. 


Graduates of this master's programme typically pursue careers in teaching, writing, children's publishing, librarianship 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


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students deadlines - 28 September
  • If you are an international student, you should apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits
  • MA: 180
  • PGDip: 120



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. 
    • Language requirements
    • GCSE
    • IGCSE
    • International Baccalaureate
    • European Baccalaureate English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14867 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14867 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6995 GBP per year during 24 months.


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