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MA Children’s Literature and Literacies

Bishop Grosseteste University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Bishop Grosseteste University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This MA supports development of a broad, inclusive, critical and contemporary understanding of Literature written for children. It will also consider children’s Literacies and the influence of these on the reading and learning experiences of children and young people. This course will enhance specialist knowledge of Children’s Literature and Literacies in the context of current theory and research. The modules will analyse the use and impact of Children’s Literature in children’s homes and educational settings, exploring the social functions of Literature and Literacies within their historical and cultural contexts. It will support understanding of the nature of Literacy and Literature in a digital age and develop transferable skills for individual research within these fields. The modules will engage both critically and creatively with all aspects of Literacy and will explore the ways in which we read and understand the world, in a variety of forms.

About The Course

The MA in Children’s Literature and Literacies is a specialised Master’s degree which aims to provide professional development and academic progression in this subject by enhancing subject expertise for related careers and further research qualifications. The MA aims to develop the knowledge and expertise of participants from a range of related disciplines including recent graduates, qualified teachers, librarians or anyone with a passion in children’s literature and literacy.

Careers & Further Study

This course, which is specialised and interdisciplinary, has a strong professional and research development component and has been designed to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners, including Primary and Secondary school teachers, librarians and other professionals as well as enthusiasts to develop their knowledge and skills in relation to children’s literature and literacies. It is designed to enhance employability and academic progression in these subjects.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,850per year

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University information

Bishop Grosseteste University

  • University League Table

    106th

  • Campus address

    Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3DY, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 81 2

    71st out of 106 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    111 56%

    63rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    39th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    119 58%

    46th

    46
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    16th

    28

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