London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This course aims to develop candidates' critical engagement with the theories and practices of forced migration and development studies; in'depth knowledge of both disciplines is critical to understand and explain the causes and consequences of forced migration, analyse, critique and evaluate host governments' policies, reception and settlement strategies, as well as the short and long'term responses of inter and non'governmental organisations.

Course Modules

Modules include: Contemporary issues in development; international refugee law; research methods for development; asylum policy in the EU and member states; forced migration and human rights; forced migration and development; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Those holding a first degree (minimum of 2.2/Bachelor degree equivalent to UK second Class honours lower division) in any discipline such as lawyers who want to specialise in Refugee Law. Those with or without degrees who work or want to work with refugee oriented NGOs, community'based organisations and government departments. We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.5, Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,670  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £3,150  Academic year. First year home fees