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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Goldsmiths, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Migration and mobility are fundamental forces shaping both political and economic debates and people’s social and intimate lives.

Why study MA Migration & Mobility at Goldsmiths?

  • Grounded in the distinctive theories and practices of anthropology, this programme helps advance your knowledge and understanding of, and critical engagement with, contemporary processes of migration. You'll gain the critical and conceptual tools to think in new and creative ways about the contemporary movement of people, things, and ideas around the globe.

  • Based in the Department of Anthropology, the degree also draws on interdisciplinary expertise in the Departments of Sociology and Media and Communications, through the Migration Research Network. You'll study in an academic community that is engaged with the key social and political issues shaping people's im/mobilities around the globe.

  • Our innovative work on the topic of migration includes the use of film to intervene in the current “migrant crises” in Europe, ethnographic studies of lifestyle migration among the middle classes, and the use of smartphones to enable migrants to document the forms of surveillance that they encounter.
  • Our research expertise is integral to teaching on the programme, throughout both the compulsory and specialist optional modules. This research-led approach ensures that you acquire a diverse set of skills, enabling you to investigate migration processes across academic, public policy and activist contexts.


The MA in Migration and Mobility provides an excellent foundation for further research and postgraduate study on topics related to migration. The skills and knowledge you gain from this MA will also equip you with the right theoretical and practical experience to go into a wide range of careers such as:

  • Social Researcher
  • Civil Servant
  • Fundraising Coordinator
  • Support Engagement and Legacies Manager
  • Ethnographer
  • Council Member
  • Outreach Worker
  • Marketing Officer
  • Academic, Professor or Researcher

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,290per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Goldsmiths, University of London

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  • Campus address

    Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, Lewisham, SE14 6NW, England

Join a friendly international community at a university where students and staff come from over 140 countries across the globe.
Goldsmiths is a single-site campus, so students can enjoy the best of both a campus student experience and life in London.
Goldsmiths has innovative programmes for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as exciting study abroad opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 34 1

    67th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    125 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 56%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%



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