Compare 2 Master of Science Programs in Migration Studies
Migration studies is an interdisciplinary focus on the history, anthropology, sociology and economics of the process of human migration. Programs are designed to teach students the critical thinking and analytical skills that policymakers need to tackle an increasingly complex issue.
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This innovative new programme in the Department of Development Studies offers students the opportunity to combine study and analysis of critical perspectives on developme
MSc Migration Mobility and Development
Duration: One calendar year (full time). Two or three years (part-time, daytime only). We recommend that part-time students have between two and a half and three days free in the week to pursue their course of study.
Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). Relevant work experience may also be considered.
Start of programme: September intake only
Who is this programme for?
The degree has been developed to meet the needs of people working or hoping to work, in international agencies, humanitarian organisations, and NGOs and students intending to go on to carry out PhD research.The programme attracts applicants with a variety of academic and working backgrounds. We welcome those who have worked in the field of migration and/or development, but we also welcome applications from students without relevant work experience who can demonstrate a strong interest in the major themes of the programme and a strong first degree, preferably in a social science....
The program addresses these topics from the assumption that a systematic understanding of the precursors and processes of migration and integration is essential for the d
Why do people migrate? How do immigrants integrate and develop (new or dual) cultural identities? How do host societies respond to immigrants? Why and when do ethnic and religious differences lead to conflicts and misunderstandings? What are the reasons for prejudice and racism, and how can these negative reactions be minimized?
Topics of high societal significance
In this Master's program in Migration, Ethnic Relations and Multiculturalism, you will focus on questions of high societal significance and policy relevance that relate to:
Integration and cultural identity
Development of ethnic relations
Management of cultural diversity
The program addresses these topics from the assumption that a systematic understanding of the precursors and processes of migration and integration is essential for the development of adequate policies and interventions in pluralistic societies....