Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Childhood Studies

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About childhood studies

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.


Admission

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.


Career prospects

MPhil in Childhood Studies will be relevant for building a career related to children and childhood in different public sectors. This may include policy and planning for children's living conditions in ministries and institutions, both locally and internationally. Another important area is NGOs. Read interviews with our former students and see where they are now.


Programme components

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.


Student guidance

Please contact us if you have questions:
e-mail: kontakt@ipl.ntnu.no
phone: + 47 73 59 19 50

Or you can visit us at campus Dragvoll in Pavilion B

Facts

Degree: Master of Philosophy
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MPCHILD
Restricted admission: Yes. Approx. 20 places.

Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences
Department of Educational and Lifelong Learning
Norwegian Centre for Child Research

City: Trondheim

Validity of information: 2016-2017

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2017

EU / EEA / Norwegian students: 
1 March 2017

Exchange Student

You are welcome as an exchange student to study one of our many courses.