Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Anthropology of Childhood, Youth and Education

This course, unique in its thorough-going anthropological perspective on what it is to be a child or to be young will cover organising principles. Such as: understanding children requires the study of how their relations with others, peers, older and younger children, parents, teachers and other adults, inform their practices, identities and world views.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Applicants with other degrees that have relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants will be interviewed either in person or by telephone.

Course modules

Modules include: compulsory reading module (political and economic issues in anthropology); compulsory reading module (contemporary anthropological theory); ethnographic research methods 1 and 2; dissertation; the anthropology of childhood; the anthropology of youth; anthropology of education; anthropology of learning. Optional modules: anthropology of the body; anthropology of the person; kinship, sex and gender; ethnicity, identity and culture; global agendas on young people, rights and participation; foundation disciplines of education; literature policy and analysis; international development, children and youth.

Assessment methods

Assessment is variously by essay, practical assignments (e.g. analysis of a short field exercise), and a dissertation of approximately 15000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,050 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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