MSc Child and Youth Studies

The Master of Science in Child and Youth Studies will require students to read ten (10) 3 credit taught courses and one 6 credit Research Project, which should be done after the taught courses are completed.

 

This programme is designed to provide students with a holistic learning experience, which will better enable them to address a myriad of concerns and issues facing the contemporary Caribbean’s Children and Youth population.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

SOCI 6001:

Social Policy Analysis and Evaluation

3

SOCI 6014: 

Reading course in areas of Specialization

6

SOWK 6009

Family Systems and Dynamics

3

GEND 6105: 

Key Issues in Gender and Transformation in the Caribbean     

4

GEND 6103: 

Gender Analysis for Development Policy and Planning

4

PLUS:  all of the following courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

SOCI 6110:

Social Contexts of Child and Youth Care

3

SOCI 6111

Intervention and Evaluation for Children and Youth

3

SOCI 6112

Engaging with Children and Young People

3

SOCI 6113

Children’s Rights: Policy into Practice

3

Students may choose to read any one of the following courses:

SOCI 6004

Caribbean Social Problems

3

PSYC 6102:

Applied Developmental Psychology Seminars

3

SOWK 6002

Planning and Leadership

3

Students MUST also complete the six-credit research project in order to be awarded the degree.

SOCI 6114 

Research Project

6

 

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