University of Reading

University of Reading

Children's Literature

The course is part of the Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media (CIRCL). Students will consider ideas about childhood, reading, and writing; research approaches to children's literature and childhood; the history of children's literature, including training in archival research using the University library's special collection of 19th- and 20th-century children's literature.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 BA degree in English Literature, Education, Literary
or Cultural Studies or other related subjects (or equivalent from a
university outside the UK).

Course modules

Modules include: Theory of children's literature; 19th-century children's literature; 20th-/21st-first century children's literature; myth and folktale in children's literature or children's radio, film, television.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,750 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,560 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

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