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The award
MSSc

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
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International course fees
SEK 160000 per total

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About Child Studies at Linköping University

A core focus of the programme is how to apply the latest research findings in order to critically review, develop and improve policies and practices related to children and childhood. The programme further provides the theoretical and methodological tools that prepare you for designing, planning and conducting research in topics that concern children, childhood and families.

The programme is hosted by the internationally renowned research department in Cchild Sstudies at Linköping University, which has conducted research in child and childhood studies since 1988. The teachers on the programme are active researchers, which guarantees that cutting-edge knowledge is presented in all courses.

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Notes about fees for this course

Citizens from countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland must pay tuition fees for higher education in Sweden. Exceptions might apply. For detailed information please check www.universityadmissions.se. Higher education studies for citizens of EU/EEA countries and Switzerland are free of charge.

Generally, tuition fees at Linköping University are between SEK 80,000 and 136,000 per academic year.

Tuition fees at Linköping University include the following benefits:

  • Swedish language courses for beginners
  • The Swedish state's insurance FAS+, including accident and property cover
  • An accommodation offer

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen within the humanities, social sciences or the behavioral sciences with a major (or its equivalent) in a field relevant to the programme. Examples of fields relevant to the programme are anthropology, education, history, communication studies, media studies, language studies, psychology, social work, sociology and political sicence.

English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B).

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