King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

International Child Studies

The programme is designed to promote an academic approach to contemporary issues in childhood. Sociological perspectives encourage examination of children�s experiences, the ways in which childhood is socially and culturally constructed, and reflection upon international policy and practice.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or an equivalent qualification in a subject relevant to work with children; and/or substantial professional work experience in a relevant field.

Course modules

Modules include: International children's rights; global childhoods; child health and development; social research methods; child protection; contemporary issues in education; plus option to take modules from other programmes.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a 6,000 word essay; oral presentation; book review; 3,000 word case study on policy or intervention; research proposal, qualitative analysis and construction of questionnaire; 16,000 word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,150 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Waterloo Campus Southwark SE1 8WA South East

Key information

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Telephone number: 
020 7848 7207