This unique course allows you to study children's literature in an online, flexible and part-time format from wherever you are in the world.
2 years (part-time)
Number of Credits
Global appeal and flexibility: study from anywhere in the world at times that suit you.
A Creative Writing Pathway has been designed for those with an ambition to write for children, allowing you to study writing from a practitioner's perspective.
This MA is taught by children’s literature specialists from the award-winning National Centre for Research in Children's Literature, which is based at Roehampton.
How to apply
You can now apply for any programme for any entry point in 2023.
All postgraduate taught applications can be made via our online application form.
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Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.
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Tuition fees and funding
September 2023 / January 2024 entry tuition fees
Total course fees for this part-time course are as follows. These are your fees for the entire duration of the programme. Part-time students will be given the opportunity to pay per module taken in each year of study. Payment will be aligned to the delivery pattern for your chosen programme
- Course fees for 2023 entry for home students are £436 per 10 credits
- Course fees for 2023 entry for international students are £834 per 10 credits
Specific Entry Requirements
A good second-class honours degree in English Literature, or a combined honours of English Literature plus another subject. If you have a degree in another discipline, please provide evidence of literary studies in your transcript or personal statement.