MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY IN CHILDHOOD STUDIES, NORWEGIAN CENTRE FOR CHILD RESEARCH, NTNU - APPLICATION DEADLINES
Are you interested in children's everyday lives and in childhood as a social and cultural phenomenon? Would you like to know about children's lives in different parts of the world? What about the changing conditions of childhood in the era of globalisation? If so, the international master's programme in Childhood Studies might be perfect for you.
Application deadline for international applicants: 1 December 2012.
Application deadline for Norwegian/Nordic applicants: 15 April 2013.
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 programme covers the state of childhood(s) in the western world and in countries in the South. The approach is multi-disciplinary, with particular emphasis on perspectives drawn from disciplines such as anthropology, sociology, geography, and history.
Examples of topics for the master's thesis include:
- Children's experiences of joint custody
- Rural children's livelihoods
- Childhood and community services
- Children's rights and citizenship
- Family mediation
- Child care and intergenerational relationships
- Street children and health
- Children, obesity and television advertisement
- Children and education
You may find an overview of completed master's theses here.
Go to the website for more information.