Childhood Studies

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Childhood Studies

Childhood Studies

A child holding two hand puppets. Photo
Photo: Marit Ursin

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  • Master

  • Full-time
  • 15. April Application deadline

What will you learn?

What will you learn?

In MPhil in childhood studies, you will learn about the dynamic relationships between economic, social, cultural, institutional, and political contexts and children's everyday lives.

This is what you will learn in the study programme.


How to apply

How to apply

The programme is interdisciplinary and it is open to both international and Norwegian students. Admittance to the programme requires a bachelor's degree in social science or in combination with a humanities discipline, or other equivalent education. We aim to establish an interdisciplinary student body, with students representing several different academic backgrounds.

We admit 15 students.

This is how you apply and these are the admission requirements.


NORPART MA Scholarships

NORPART MA Scholarships

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) offers five partial scholarships and one full-degree scholarship to students from Ethiopia who will pursue MPhil in Childhood Studies in the academic year 2020/21. Information on application criteria and how to apply.

Read more about the Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation (NORPART) project description.

Career prospects

Career prospects

MPhil in Childhood Studies will be relevant for building a career, both in research and 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 more about the career prospects and interviews with former students.


Study environment

Study environment

How is the teaching in Childhood studies?

Everyday life as a student in Childhood studies.


Programme components

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.


Study abroad

Study abroad

At NTNU, it is possible to apply to become and exchange student. Department of Education and Lifelong Learning collaborates with the Department of Social Sciences, Media and Communications at Brunel University (UK). The exchange programme has two allotments for students admitted to the MPhil in Childhood Studies. 

Student exchange in the study programme.


Contact

Contact

We can assist you when it comes to education plans, elective courses, career relevance and general questions about the study programme.

This is how you get in touch with us.


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Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2020

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2021

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2021

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

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