M.Ed. Children's Literature & Literacies

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP15250 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6950 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
This Children's Literature & Literacies programme at University of Glasgow is the only programme in Scotland dedicated to childrenís and young adultís literature as a primary resource and a field of academic study. You will develop a specialisation that is highly valued in professions such as education, library services and childrenís media.

Description

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Why this programme
  • The Children's Literature & Literacies programme at University of Glasgow gives you the opportunity to take a literary and critical stance to well-loved texts, as well as to contemporary authors whose texts push the boundaries of childrenís literature.
  • The programme takes into account new developments in the production of texts for children using multimodal forms and digital technologies.
  • You will also discuss recent theories of language and literacy development and consider how they can be supported by traditional and multimodal texts for children.
  • You can balance your study commitments with a full-time role, and tailor research projects to provide the maximum relevance and benefit for your work.
Career prospects

This programme is an excellent source of professional development if youíre already working in education, library services and childrenís media, or are looking to move into these areas.

Why this programme
  • The programme gives you the opportunity to take a literary and critical stance to well-loved texts, as well as to contemporary authors whose texts push the boundaries of childrenís literature.
  • The programme takes into account new developments in the production of texts for children using multimodal forms and digital technologies.
  • You will also discuss recent theories of language and literacy development and consider how they can be supported by traditional and multimodal texts for children.
  • You can balance your study commitments with a full-time role, and tailor research projects to provide the maximum relevance and benefit for your work.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

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Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP15250 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP6950 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )

Part time 20 credits: £772

Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

Core courses
  • Reframing language, literature and literacies for 21st century life
  • Texts for children: from the printing press to virtual reality
  • Introduction to educational and social research
  • Modern educational thought
  • Children's literature and literacies: critical enquiry
  • Professional enquiry.
Optional courses
  • Texts for diversity: language across learning for children with English as an additional language
  • Texts for children: visual and multimodal
  • Further options may be drawn from courses offered on the MEd in Educational Studies.

English Language Requirements

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6.5
CAE score
176(Grade B2)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
92

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Requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training):

  • overall score 6.5
  • no sub-test less than 6.0
  • or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification (see below)

Common equivalent English language qualifications:

  • ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 20
  • CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): B minimum
  • CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): Cminimum
  • PTE Academic (Person Test of English, Academic test): 60; no sub-test less than 59
Pre-sessional courses

The University of Glasgow accepts evidence of the required language level from the Language Centre Pre-sessional courses. We also consider other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses:

  • Language Centre, University of Glasgow
  • BALEAP guide to accredited courses

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

More Information

Accreditation

The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School has accreditations by the following professional bodies:
  • Accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Accredited by the Association of MBAs (for the MBA programme)
  • Accreditation by professional accountancy bodies
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

We are also members of the Association of Business Schools and of theEuropean Foundation for Management Development.

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