University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Childhood Studies

This programme, designed to explore issues such as child law and how it is implemented through policy and practice, and the implications of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child for child welfare, disability, education, family studies, juvenile justice, social policy and social work. This programme responds to the increasing importance of the study of childhood in disciplines as widespread as philosophy, sociology and geography. It offers an opportunity to develop skills in research and consultation with children and young people. You'll examine the implications of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and gain knowledge and analytical perspectives on particular areas of legislation, policy, theory and practice that affect children. The programme benefits from the childhood studies expertise of academic staff across the University.

Course modules

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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