University of Reading

University of Reading

Children's Literature

Choose from a distinctive range of master's programmes and actively engage with the University's world-leading archives and special collections. Our master's teaching at the University of Reading is highly rated for its friendliness and expertise. You will be taught in small groups, with lecturers and professors leading discussion and giving lectures. There are three teaching terms, and assessment is by essays and a dissertation written over the summer. You will be given an expert supervisor for your dissertation, who will meet with you for a number of one-to-one advice sessions. Our master's are taught programmes, but they also provide appropriate research training for those going on to PhDs. As part of this, you will actively engage with the University's world-leading archives and special collections. As a master's student in this thriving and dynamic Department, you will be welcomed at a number of special events, including research seminars and guest lectures. • Provides in-depth knowledge of approaches to, and the history of, children's literature • Oldest accredited master's degree in the world on children's literature from literary perspectives • Small seminar group teaching by renowned specialists • Interdisciplinary degree, engaging with Childhood Studies and Children's Media • Outstanding preparation for PhD and various careers in cultural, educational and media industries.

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,270 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 - 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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