This interdisciplinary programme covers a diverse range of topics, including:
- language studies
- applied linguistics and sociolinguistics
- politics and international relations
- human rights and philosophy
- international refugee law
- history of migration phenomena
- media and literary representations of migration.
As part of this course, you will take two compulsory modules:
- Introduction to Migration Studies (40 credits)
- Language and Migration (30 credits).
You will then have a choice between either
- a Dissertation (90 credits)
- an Extended Project (70 credits) and a Work Placement (20 credits).
Students will be able to complement their mandatory modules (Introduction to Migration Studies and Language and Migration) with either:
- a 20-credit module from the School of Literature and Languages, such as Identity and Conflict in Modern Europe; Language and Power; Diasporas of the Mind: Minority Literatures in Britain; Routes and Roots: Migration in Contemporary World Literature
- relevant modules from the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development; the School of Politics, Economics, and International Relations; or the School of Law (up to 20 credits).
Sample modules are provided as a taster of some of the modules that may be available on the courses described on this website. The University cannot guarantee that a module appearing in this list will definitely run. Optional modules vary from year to year and entry to them will be at the discretion of the programme director.
Read Julia Gay's experience of the MA