This course has an interdisciplinary and international perspective which includes anthropology, education, psychology and social policy. You will engage with debates, analysis and critique of current international and national research-to-policy/practice initiatives, and the sometimes competing paradigms in research with children and childhood.
You will develop an awareness of key theoretical, empirical and policy oriented studies of children (0-18 years) and childhood. You will gain a familiarity with interdisciplinary perspectives and frameworks in the study of children and childhood and you will be able to demonstrate a critical engagement with debated on key childhood related themes, including children’s rights, multi-agency support for children and the global child. You will also develop an understanding of key issues in academic and public debate sin relation to children and become familiar with the diversity of children’s experiences over time and space.
- Religions and Education (Distance Learning) (MA PGCert)
- Religions, Society and Education (Islamic Education) (MA)
- Psychology and Education (MA)
- Islamic Education (PGA)
- Global Education and International Development (MA)
- Foundation Research Methods in Education (PGA)
- Educational Studies (MA)
- Educational Innovation (MA)
- Educational Leadership and Management (MA)
- Drama and Theatre Education (MA)
- Drama Education and English Language Teaching (MA)
- Rethinking Children and Childhood
- The Young Child, the Family and Community
- Gender, the Body and Identity in the Context of childhood
- Critical Reading and Analysis in Childhood Studies
- Children, Participation and Social Inclusion
- An Introduction to Foundation Research Methods
This programme has a number of optional modules to choose from. Our optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current and up-to-date. For the optional modules available in this department please visit this page.
For details on teaching and assessment, please visit this page.
It is expected that graduates will go into:
- Further Study
- Education Management
- Civil Service/Education Policy Work
- Third Sector Organisations
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Full-time: 1 year
(September 2019 - September 2020)
Part-time: 2 years
(September 2019 - September 2021)
2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.
English Language Requirements
IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.
Department of Study
Location of Study
University of Warwick
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Additional Course Costs
No additional course costs.
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