Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a social science or related discipline. Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements should contact the Programme Co-ordinators for advice.
Months of entry
The advanced study offered in this programme develops critical understanding and analysis of issues relating to youth crime and justice. Analytical and research skills will also be developed through a range of modules and students will harness skills in communicating complex information in an accessible form.
PG Certificate students must undertake all core modules and obtain 60 credits at M level. PG Diploma students must obtain 120 credits at M level. To be awarded a Masters degree, students must obtain a further 60 credits via the completion of a dissertation.
- Childhood and Youth: Research and Practice
- Children's Rights and Youth Justice
- Introduction to Social Research: Theory, Practice, Methods
- Perspectives on Childhood and Youth
- Youth Justice: Theory and Practice
- Youth Studies: Key Issues and Perspectives
Plus dissertation (MSc only)
Optional modules include:
- Childhood Adversity
- Childhood Interventions
- Children's Rights
- Conflict and Change in Northern Ireland
- Perspectives in Child and Adolescent Development
- Qualitative Research in Childhood and Youth
- Quantitative Research in Childhood and Youth
Information for international students
Full details can be found on the Queen's University website.
Fees and funding
Applicants should refer to the relevant School's website for information. Details may be found here.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Nicola Carr or Dr Siobhán McAlister
- 028 9097 5117