Oxford Brookes University
Education (Childhood and Youth Studies)
The course is designed to provide grounding for those wishing to pursue, or develop further, their skills and careers as practitioners or researchers working with children and young people. Through the course students explore alternative conceptions of childhood and youth and consider children and young people's lives and experiences through the social, economic, technological and global contexts in which they are situated. Students also examine the expanding role of services for children and young people, the challenges this provides for practitioners and policy makers and the ways in which these services position children and their families.
English as a 1st language; or GCSE or O-level English Language (A-C); or IELTS 7; a relevant degree or equivalent professional qualification; some experience of working with children and/or young people. Applicants may have an undergraduate background in any of a wide range of subjects including psychology, sociology, social and health care, education, history and anthropology.
The course comprises 9 modules of study. there is a compulsory single module, researching education, childhood and language, and a compulsory triple dissertation module. There are 5 additional modules required. these may be modules designed specifically for the MA in childhood and youth studies, which are: conceptions of childhood and youth; learning and development in childhood; children's imaginative worlds; children and young people, spaces and places; working with children, young people and their families.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,320 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,850 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Distance learning||-||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 610 per Module (home fees)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 1,415 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Harcourt Hill Campus||Oxford||OX2 9AT||South East|
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