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Childhood and Youth MA

Rhagarweiniad

Ffeithiau’r cwrs

  • Enw: Childhood and Youth
  • Cymhwyster: MA
  • Hyd: 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

This interdisciplinary programme equips practitioners with the depth of insight necessary to working in the best interests of children and young people.  The programme offers new ways of thinking about the position of children and young people in society and creates a critical bridge between theoretical perspectives, policy and practice. This course may be of particular interest to those working with/for children and graduates of childhood studies, health, social policy and education who wish to deepen their knowledge and child-centred research expertise.

Rhoddir cynnwys y cwrs ar gyfer arweiniad yn unig a gall newid.

Cynnwys y Cwrs

 As a student on this course, you will develop your understanding of significant matters and debates relating to and impacting on the lives of children and young people in society. For example:

  • Social and cultural representations and meanings of childhood in the 21st century
  • Children’s Rights in local and global contexts
  • The complex interactions between the spaces children and young people inhabit
  • Surveillance and policing of children in society
  • Youth vulnerability, exploitation and development
  • Children’s lives in the context of the changing nature of families and family life
  • Researching children’s lives

All students will carry out a research project about, with or for children and young people. Topics can be based on student’s area of interest or current professional practice context, in consultation with tutors.

Gofynion Mynediad

 Applicants should:

  • hold a first degree, min 2ii, in a related subject (e.g. childhood and youth studies, social sciences, psychology, law or education) OR
  • hold a first degree, min 2ii in an unrelated subject, plus at least two years’ professional experience of work with children and/or young people OR
  • as mature applicants without a degree, have at least two years’ professional experience of work with children and/or young people.

All applicants meeting the admission criteria will be invited to interview.

We are very happy to have an informal meeting with candidates to discuss their application.  Contact:  Dr. Nia Young, email nia.young@bangor.ac.uk, telephone: 01248 383070

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS): A DBS is required for admission to this course. Information on applying for one via the university will be given at the point of acceptance to the course.

For those whose first language is not English or Welsh, the minimum English language requirement is:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (with no individual score lower than 6.0)
  • Pearson PTE: 62 (with no individual score lower than 58)
  • Cambridge English Test – Advanced:  176 (with no individual score lower than 169).

Sut i Ymgeisio

This course is subject to validation. Please check back soon on information on how to apply. 

Gyrfaeoedd a Chyflogadwyedd

Students of this course will be thoroughly prepared to enhance practice within the children’s work force.  This could include education, children’s advocacy, youth justice, research, family support work, health or any aspect of work with and for children and young people.

Mwy o Wybodaeth

Cysylltu â ni

Cyrsiau Eraill

(leading to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (Wales & beyond through the CaBan partnership)

PGCE Secondary leading to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (Wales & beyond through the CaBan partnership)

TAR Uwchradd yn arwain at ddyfarniad Statws Athro Cymwysedig (Cymru a thu hwnt drwy bartneriaeth CaBan)

yn arwain at ddyfarniad Statws Athro Cymwysedig (Cymru a thu hwnt drwy bartneriaeth CaBan)

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