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Migration in today's globalised world stands at the heart of key national and international debates; including migrants' and asylum seekers' rights and citizenship; state security and border management; and the globalisation of skilled labour markets. This interdisciplinary MSc offers the best of migration teaching from across UCL.

The programme combines theoretical and policy debates about migration. Students are equipped with the advanced skills, methods, concepts and theories essential for the study of global migration and gain the opportunity to apply them in both general and more specialised contexts relating to the processes, policies and politics of migration.

Migration in today's globalised world stands at the heart of key national and international debates; including migrants' and asylum seekers' rights and citizenship; state security and border management; and the globalisation of skilled labour markets. This interdisciplinary MSc offers the best of migration teaching from across UCL. The programme combines theoretical and...

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Course Content

Compulsory modules

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Global Migration
  • Issues in Global Migration
  • Social Science Research Methodologies and Methods I

Elective modules

Students choose from a range of modules offered across UCL which specialise in migration. The list may include the following:

  • Social Science Research Methodologies and Methods II (essential only if intending further research training)
  • Thinking Space
  • Migration and Urban Multiculture
  • Mining Social and Geographic Datasets
  • Globalisation and Security
  • Gender, Generation and Forced Migration
  • Ethnicity, Migration and Health
  • Migration in the European Union
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Gender, Generation and Forced Migration
  • Anthropology of Nationalism, Ethnicity and Race
  • Anthropology and Development
  • Postcolonial Cultural Geographies
  • Comparative Human Rights Law
  • Globalisation in the Twentieth Century
  • Equality, Justice and Difference
  • Population and Development
  • Economics of Migration (Economics prerequisites)
  • International and European Refugee Law

Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.

Compulsory modules Interdisciplinary Approaches to Global Migration Issues in Global Migration Social Science Research Methodologies and Methods I Elective modules Students choose from a range of modules offered across UCL which specialise in migration. The list may include the...

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Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Professional experience in relevant fields will be considered alongside academic qualifications.

English language requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Professional experience in relevant fields will be considered alongside academic qualifications. English language requirements If your education has not been conducted in the English...

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