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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Immigration Studies Human Geography Anthropology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Are you involved in – or contemplating – working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers?

Our course will broaden your understanding of the relevant theories, concepts and policies. We help you examine migration processes and their consequences for today’s societies. You’ll explore issues of governance, rights and diversity that shape migrants’ life chances.

You have the opportunity to pursue your interests, exploring topics such as transnationalism, migration and development, governance, human rights, refugees, citizenship, integration and cultural diversity.

This MA draws on the expertise of the Sussex Centre for Migration Research.

CAREERS

Our graduates are well prepared for PhD research and careers in:

  • international organisations and NGOs (such as UNHCR)
  • local government authorities
  • charities with a migration focus (such as the Refugee Council).

Different course options

Full time | University of Sussex | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module provides the opportunity to complete under expert supervision a dissertation of 10,000 words on a topic of your choosing relevant to the field of migration. You may wish to conduct fieldwork for your dissertation or chose to work on secondary sources. In order to prepare for this work, you will have been given a training workshop in dissertation writing and you will be allocated a supervisor, who will help them prepare for your research, develop your problematic and supervise your independent research and writing through 4 half hour one-on-one supervisions in the summer term.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above. Your qualification should preferably be in a social sciences or humanities subject; alternatively, you should have relevant professional experience or engagement.