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Childhood and Education in Diverse Societies (Online Distance Learning) MA

Childhood and Education in Diverse Societies (Online Distance Learning) MA

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Online | Middlesex University | 1 year | OCT-23

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1 year

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Youth Studies Flexible Learning Design Education Studies

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Course Summary


The children’s workforce needs innovative and creative leaders who are confident in working with diverse communities to promote social justice. This distance learning programme empowers you to transform the lives of children, young people and families, by working together to make social change.

Why study MA Childhood and Education in Diverse Societies at Middlesex University?

An MA in Childhood and Education in Diverse Societies will prepare you for working with children, young people and families and become a leader for social change in the context of diverse societies.

This course is ideal for graduates with an interest in working with children and families, or taking a role within formal education who have a strong sense of community and want to explore how to make real social change through their work.

We welcome students from a variety of backgrounds and subjects, as long as you have a passion for education and change.


How can the MA Childhood and Education in Diverse Societies support your career?

The course will help you develop a career working with children, young people or families. This might be a career in children's services, teaching, youth work, social work, advocacy or campaigning work.

At the outset, you'll have the opportunity to plan your own personalised route through the programme (with an experienced supervisor) to ensure you build the skills and competences most suited to your career aspirations.

This plan will incorporate the assignments you complete, the research you conduct and the placements you are offered to ensure you build a coherent evidence base for future employers.


This module focuses on practical research strategies for working with children and young people. You will encounter and use a range of strategies and examine the legal and ethical aspects of undertaking research. You will develop practical skills and devise a research proposal for an individual research project.

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Entry requirements

Students need to have a second-class honours degree 2:2 or above in an appropriate subject (such as education studies, early childhood studies, sociology, politics), or an equivalent qualification. You will be required to undertake a DBS check.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more