Children's Rights

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Children's Rights
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 93863 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
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Entry Requirements

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A 2.1 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any subject discipline.

Applicants with a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University may ...

Number of Places No Limit

Expand+Learning and teaching
Face to Face and Online Learning
A combination of face-to-face sessions and online learning formats.

Children's Rights highlights
Our educational research has been ranked 4th within the UK in relation to research intensity...

Course Content

This programme meets the increasing demand for a postgraduate qualification in Children's Rights, explicitly focused on interdisciplinary research and child rights-based research methods.

The programme aims to provide high-level knowled...

Subjects Taught

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An Introduction to Research Methods: Children, Young People and Education
Childhood and Youth Research in Practice
Children’s Rights in Research
Foundations of Children’s Rights
Perspectives on Childhood and Youth


Assessment Method There are no written examinations. A variety of assessment methods will be used including assignments, online tests and participation in workshops. Students will have the option of undertaking research work for external organisations to submit as part of their dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression

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There is increasing demand for high-level skills in interdisciplinary research, participatory research methods and knowledge of children's rights. Professionals within children/human rights-focused NGOs, public officia...

Further Enquiries Dr Bronagh Byrne 
Programme Director and Director, Centre for Children's Rights

Professor Laura Lundy 
Professor and Director, Centre for Children's Rights
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