Taught course

Childhood, Youth and Social Policy

Institution
Loughborough University · Department of Geography
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The provisional minimum entry qualifications are an upper second class (2:1) honours degree in a social sciences subject or equivalent overseas qualification recognized by Loughborough University. Applicants with appropriate professional expertise will also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Childhood, Youth and Social Policy master's degree explores children and young people’s lives in diverse contexts and related social policy debates. It critically examines current advanced research on children, young people and families with reference to relevant theories and concepts in human geography and the wider social sciences.

Our Childhood, Youth and Social Policy master's degree will develop your understanding of the key concepts and theorisations of childhood and youth, as well as enhance your knowledge on children and young people’s lives across the Global North and South.

This MA Childhood, Youth and Social Policy degree will also help develop your skills in a range of research methods, especially those relevant to the study of childhood and youth and attentive to young people’s ‘voice’. You will complete an independent research project on themes related to children, youth and/or families. Our MA Childhood, Youth and Social Policy demonstrates the role of social policy research in shaping wider policy processes and professional practice.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
pgenquiries@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1509 222794