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University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Are you involved in work with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers? Or are you contemplating entering this field? This course will broaden your understanding of the relevant theories, concepts and policies.

Explore issues of governance, rights and diversity that shape migrants’ life chances. You'll examine migration processes and their consequences for today’s societies. Teaching is interdisciplinary, drawing insights from sociology, human geography, anthropology, development studies, politics, law, psychology, education, economics and demography.

You will have the opportunity to pursue your interests. You can explore topics including:

  • transnationalism, migration and development
  • governance and human rights
  • refugees, citizenship, integration and cultural diversity.

We have strong links with government bodies, international organisations and NGOs. This includes the Department for International Development (DFID), the International Organization for Migration and Refugee Action. This MA also draws on the expertise of the Sussex Centre for Migration Research, located within the School of Global Studies.

CAREERS

This course prepares you for careers in the areas of:

  • international organisations and NGOs
  • local government authorities
  • charities with a migration focus.

You could also continue your studies with a PhD.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per year

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

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

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