Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

English (Literatures of Childhood)

This course enables students to explore the subject in detail, covering subjects such as Victorian crime fiction; early modern literature and contemporary children's literature.

Entry requirements

A 1st Class or 2nd Class Honours degree, in English or a relevant subject discipline. International students whose 1st language is not English include an IELTS overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Research and scholarship (20 credits) in term 1; dissertation (60 credits); classic children�s literature (20 credits); modern and contemporary children's literature (20 credits); plus options: literature and controversy 1350-1650 (20 credits); Victorian crime fiction (20 credits); case studies in early modern literature (20 credits); literature of the Fin de Si�cle (20 credits); literature and war from 1914 to the present (20 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessment is mainly by a range of written coursework including research essays and a 15,000-word dissertation. There are no exams.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,605 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,825 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,305 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

Key information

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900