International Master of Philosophy in Childhood Studies, NTNU, Norway
MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY IN CHILDHOOD STUDIES, NORWEGIAN CENTRE FOR CHILD RESEARCH, NTNU - APPLICATION DEADLINES. The programme is open to both international and Norwegian students. The approach is multi-disciplinary, with particular emphasis on perspectives drawn from disciplines such as anthropology, sociology, geography, and history.
Application deadline for international applicants: 1 December 2013.
Application deadline for Norwegian/Nordic applicants: 15 April 2014.
MPhil in Childhood Studies aims to provide students with an understanding of the relationship between childhood and culture as well as the dynamics between economic, social and political conditions and children's livelihoods and welfare in different contexts (family-life, day-care and schools, local communities etc).
The approach is multi-disciplinary, with particular emphasis on perspectives drawn from disciplines such as anthropology, sociology, geography, and history.
The programme is open to both international and Norwegian students. Admittance to the programme requires a bachelor's degree in a social science or humanities discipline, or other equivalent education.
The master's programme in Childhood Studies involves two years of full-time studies. The workload for a full-time student for one academic year is 60 credits.
The programme is structured around core courses (52.5 credits) and elective courses (7.5 credits), which both provide a general introduction to theory and methodology and provide the students with the opportunity to specialize within particular topics. In addition, the programme consists of a master's thesis (60 credits).
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