UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course will introduce students to a range of contemporary social theories about childhood and children's rights, critically explore social constructions of childhood, and consider the implications these have for professional practice and research with children and young people.

Course Modules

Core modules: children's rights in practice; theories of childhood and society. Options: students choose two optional modules from a range including: researching childhood; understanding research.

Course Additional Entry

A 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in social science, media or cultural studies, humanities, education or a related field. A similar qualification in another subject is also acceptable if combined with experience in child care, health, education or children's advocacy. All applicants should preferably have experience of working with and for children.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,525  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,145  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Mixed Mode
MA (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)
4 years
Variable
MA (Postgraduate)