MA Forced Migration Studies

Masters of Arts in Forced Migration by Course Work and Research Report

Successful applicants to the Masters of Arts in Forced Migration Studies will possess a good honours or 4 year undergraduate degree (65% or better average) in any social science or related discipline. Candidates with relevant professional experience will also be considered. The Masters programme is offered over one year for full-time students and two years for part-time enrollees.

To earn an MA in Forced Migration Studies, students must complete three taught courses and a research report. Full-time students must register in February. Part-time students may be considered for mid-year registration.

Masters of Arts in Forced Migration by Dissertation

The Masters by Research is intended for advanced students with prior social science research experience and a background in migration studies. Students who are otherwise deemed qualified may be admitted on the condition that they complete the programme’s core course (GRAD 525) and/or the research methods module. Evaluation is based solely on the successful completion of a research report of around 50,000 words. A proposal for this research is due 3 months after first enrolling. The research report, based on substantial, primary-source research, is normally expected 12 months after initial enrolment although full-time students have up to 2 years to complete the project. A committee consisting of a primary supervisor and at least one other advisor will guide students. Students may enroll in either February or July for this degree.

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