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Children's Literature and Literacies MEd

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MEd - Master of Education

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This is the first programme in Scotland dedicated to children’s and young adult’s 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 children’s media.

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 children’s literature.
  • You will investigate new developments in the production of texts for children using multimodal forms and digital technologies.
  • You will discuss recent theories of language and literacy development and consider how they can be supported by traditional and multimodal texts for children.
  • This programme provides the opportunity to learn, share experiences and insights and create networks with international students from a range of backgrounds in teaching, publishing and related academic disciplines.

CAREER PROSPECTS

This programme is an excellent source of professional development if you’re already working in education, library services, publishing and children’s media, or are looking to move into these areas.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,370per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 81

    8th out of 106 3

  • Entry standards

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    194 97%

    2nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    48th

    45
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    181 88%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    79th

    8

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