master's degree programme, 2 years

Master of Philosophy in Childhood Studies

– Study abroad
Exchange students at Brunel

Student exchange with Brunel University

Norwegian Centre for Child Research collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Child and Youth Focused Research at Brunel University (UK), and there might be possibilities for student exchange. The study programme involved is the MA Children, Youth and International Development.

The exchange programme has two allotments for students admitted to the MPhil programme in Childhood Studies. The exchange period is the second semester (2nd term at Brunel University), from January to May. Erasmus students are not required to pay tuition fees at Brunel, and they are entitled to an ERASMUS scholarship from NTNU.


Courses

The student is required to take 60 Brunel credits (30 ECTS) in order to complete one NTNU semester. Course descriptions are available at the MA website.The student must select from the following list (which may be revised):

  • YC5578 Researching Children, Childhood and Youth (2nd half, 15 credits)(compulsory for all MPhil in Childhood Studies exchange students)
  • YC5537 Global Agendas on Young People, Rights and Participation (15 credits) (compulsory for all MPhil in Childhood Studies exchange students)
  • YC5573 Applied Learning for Children, Youth and International Development (30 credits)
  • YC5574 Applied Learning for Children, Youth and International Development (15 credits)
  • SA5563 Anthropology of Education 
  • SA5564 Anthropology of Learning
  • SA5558 Anthropological Perspectives of Humanitarian Assistance
  • SA5559 Anthropological Perspectives of War
  • YC5510 Psychological Development
  • YC5511 Sociology of Youth and Youth Work 
  • YC5512 Social Policy
  • YC5517 Contemporary Issues in Youth and Community Work
  • YC5573  Applied Learning for Children, Youth and International Development 
  • YC5574 Applied Learning for Children, Youth and International Development

Admission procedure (NTNU)

The application deadline is 15 September. Please complete the application form and send the form regarding approval of your courses to the Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management.

Please contact a student advisor at Norwegian Centre for Child Research or the Office of International Relations if you have questions about the admission.

For more information about procedures and possibilities for student exchange - please consult the Office of International Relations.

Admission procedure at Brunel University
Application deadline for Brunel University is 15 October. For instructions on how to apply, please consult the Incoming Students website.

For more information about admission and accomodation, please contact one of the following coordinators:

Academic coordinator Dr. Nicola Ansell, School of Sport and Education, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK. E-mail: Nicola.Ansell@brunel.ac.uk; Tel: + 44 (0) 1895 266085

Institutional coordinator Angela Koh, Academic Partnerships, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK. E-mail: Angela.Koh@brunel.ac.uk; Tel: + 44 (0) 1895 267121

 Please note that only students who have been nominated by the Office of International Relations at NTNU may submit their application to Brunel University. All nominated students will be contacted by e-mail by the Office of International Relations with details about the further application procedures and deadlines.

Also, please note that the applications are to be handed in at the Office of International Relations, as all Erasmus applications are sent via this office. Applications that are sent directly to Brunel University by the student without the required signatures will not be considered.

 

Contact information

Visiting address:
Norwegian Centre for Child Research
Department of Education and Lifelong Learning
Pavilion A Dragvoll
Loholt allé 85
Dragvoll Campus
NTNU

Student advisor
Telephone:
+ 47 73 59 19 37
E-mail: kontakt@ipl.ntnu.no

Postal address:
Department of Education and Lifelong Learning
Norwegian Centre for Child Research
NTNU
NO-7491 Trondheim
NORWAY