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The Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth (CIRCY) brings together research, scholarship and expertise in the arena of childhood and youth
Discover our Childhood and Youth Studies degrees including undergraduate, Masters and PhD courses.
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and young people? We have courses to suit your career plans in child development, education, international human rights or emotional wellbeing.
At Sussex, you’re taught by faculty who are active in childhood-and-youth-focused research. They influence policy and inform the work of those at the forefront of practice with children and young people. You’ll gain a theoretical understanding of childhood and youth, as well as experience in a practice setting.
Could there be a better place to be a student than our beautiful campus? Nestled in the South Downs National Park, we’re just nine minutes from one of the UK’s most iconic cities.
To get a picture of life on our campus and the excitement of being in the city of Brighton, take our virtual tour.