CIRCL MA in Children’s Literature and PhD

Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media

The world-famous MA in Children’s Literature is the oldest in Britain based on literary and cultural studies approaches. The MA is taught by leading international experts in Children’s Literature and is run by the ‘Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media (CIRCL)’. It is formally a Master’s Research (MRes) because it provides excellent training for further research at PhD level, but it is a fully taught degree. This is an academically outstanding course on Children’s Literature and its history, critical approaches and theoretical issues. It also includes engagement with childhood studies and children’s media.

MA in Children’s Literature and PhD Students’ Application

Applications for the world-famous MA (formally M(Res)) in Children’s Literature and PhD are through the University of Reading’s online application system. The buttons on this page will take you to these links. If you have any questions about the M(Res) in Children’s Literature before you apply, please read about MA Information or if you have questions about the CIRCL PhD please read the PhD page. For more questions feel free to contact our staff.

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