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The Masters in Childrens Literature & Literacies is the only programme in Scotland dedicated to childrens and young adults 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 childrens media.
- 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.
- The programme takes into account new developments in the production of texts for children using multimodal forms and digital technologies.
- 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 childrens literature. 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.
The MEd is an excellent source of professional development if youre already working in education, library services and childrens media, or are looking to move into these areas.
It also provides a excellent foundation for an academic career or further study within English and Scottish literature and other fields with a focus on childrens literature and literacies.
You will take five core courses, one optional course and produce a dissertation based on a specialised topic.
- 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.
- 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.
As a commitment to supporting students and rewarding academic excellence, the University of Glasgow offers a wide range of financial support.
The University of Glasgow also offers funding opportunities to its current students wanting to carry out a project or a piece of research away from the University.
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.