University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

This unique course allows you to study children's literature in a fl exible, part'time format. You will explore how children's literature conveys, and challenges, ideas about childhood. In the process you will gain knowledge of literary works written for children, and the social, cultural and historical contexts of their production. The MA is taught through a mixture of independent study, tutor feedback and peer support. You will work through digital study materials, undertake learning activities, and discuss ideas with other students through online discussion boards or virtual seminars. Students can also access e'books and digitised items from the specialised Children's Literature Collection at the University Library.

Course Additional Entry

Candidates are expected to have either a good 1st degree (a strong 2nd class degree or above) in a relevant subject area (normally English literature), or a teaching qualification with further relevant study (such as a diploma in a language area), or appropriate qualifications and experience in related areas, such as publishing, librarianship, freelance research etc. Candidates who wish to enroll as associate students are expected to satisfy tutors that they are capable of working at the required level. Candidates whose 1st language is not English are expected to provide evidence of achieving level 6.5 in all bands of IELTS or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 4 years
Distance Learning
MA (Postgraduate) £13,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 4 years
Distance Learning
MA (Postgraduate) £5,800  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 4 years
Distance Learning
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