Child Studies




Part Time, Full Time

| Admissions status: Open
MA Child Studies is designed for professional, personal and academic development. The programme offers a multidisciplinary approach to childhood issues within the context of current policy and practice developments in children’s rights, health and development, and protection. Students come from a variety of disciplines and professions including medicine, education, law, psychology and sociology.

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  • Multidisciplinary approach.
  • Largely taught by external expert speakers.
  • Covers latest developments in children's issues.
  • Located in the heart of London.

Programme leader/s
Mrs Jenny Driscoll
Carries Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Law Society CPD points.
Awarding institution
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT or two to four years PT, September to September.
Waterloo Campus.
Student destinations
Our graduates frequently progress to senior practitioner posts involving child-related work. Many students have found that the multidisciplinary aspect of the programme has opened up unexpected or unique opportunities, including research or policy positions with some of the larger children's charities.
Year of entry 2014
Offered by
Maughan Library