Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Childhood and Youth

The aim of the programme is to help students develop the ability to critically analyse dominant understandings of childhood and youth, learn about methodological approaches to research with children and young people, and consider the impact of childhood and youth policies and practices through a sociological lens. The programme is suitable for students wishing to work in child and youth-focused research, policy and advocacy roles in the private, public and voluntary sector, both nationally and internationally. It provides a good foundation for those wishing to go on to further training in a variety of professional fields involving work with children and young people, such as education, health and social care, family policy, youth work, justice, international development and charity work. The programme will also be attractive to individuals already working with children and young people in a range of different roles and professions.

Entry requirements

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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