Masters | Postgraduate Course - Childhood Studies MA, PG Dip, PG Cert Course Details within Swansea University

College of Human and Health Sciences
Course Fees
MA Full-time UK/EU £6,850 International £14,650 MA Part-time UK/EU £3,450 International £7,350 PGDip Full-time UK/EU £4,600 International £9,750 PGCert Full-time UK/EU £2,300 International £4,900
Contact Name
Dr Pete King
+44 (0)1792 602314
Childhood Studies MA, PG Dip, PG Cert

Study Details

MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time; PGDip 1 year full-time; PGCert 1 year full-time

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This unique and internationally renowned exciting Master's in Childhood Studies is a stimulating and cutting edge multi-disciplinary course. The course is attractive to all students who wish to develop their careers around working with children from birth through to eighteen. We cover a broad range of issues and encourage students to critically reflect on their practice and address theory and relevant research specific to their own interests.

Key Features


  • strong links with a range of international networks and similar university departments in Europe and around the world

Teaching and Employability:

  • excellent learning experience and cross cultural views because of international student cohorts
  • opportunity to continue studies to pursue a PhD supervised by a well-qualified member of the team
  • opportunity to take part in a local field trip

Module details

For module details please see here

Entry Requirements

  • A UK 2.2 (or above) degree in a related discipline (for example childhood studies, education, psychology, sociology, mental health), or its equivalent 
  • Applications are considered for candidates with significant relevant work experience
  • Applicants will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (previously known as a Criminal Records Bureau, or CRB, Check)
  • Applicants may be asked to attend an interview