University of East London

Course Introduction

The course involves analysis of key issues in the field of forced migration, with the option to specialise in the cultural, political, legal and psycho'social fields; the course adopts a multi'disciplinary approach to the study of forced migration, examines global and local dimensions of forced migration, encourages independent critical approaches to contemporary refugee issues, adopts a refugee'centred perspective, considers links between theoretical and applied/policy issues in forced migration, and encourages interest in refugee communities of East London.

Course Modules

Modules include: Introduction to forced migration; research methods; dissertation; plus options including: migration, citizenship and social policy; international human rights; international refugee law; psycho'social perspectives on forced migration; cultures of exile; the representation of refugees, migrants and diasporas in contemporary European cinema; exploring gender and forced migration; current issues in forced migration.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in relevant subject area, or comparable professional or research experience. IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing, speaking, reading and listening (or recognised equivalent).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £12,100  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,860  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £1,310  Single Module. First year home fees