Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media
Welcome to the web-site of CIRCL and the MA in Children's Literature. The world-famous MA, run by CIRCL, is the oldest accredited degree in the field in Britain, and is taught by specialists in Children's Literature, whose research is published internationally. CIRCL also runs the largest PhD programme in the highly research-rated English Department of the University of Reading, and every year MA and PhD students from all over the world join together in CIRCL's inspirational and cutting-edge research environment to produce globally-leading, unique and original research in this fascinating and burgeoning field.
In 2014 we celebrated the Thirtieth Anniversary of this unique degree!