University of East London

Course Introduction

The programme offers an advanced and comprehensive understanding of the relationship between conflict, displacement and human insecurity; distinctive features of the programme are its focus on conflict and displacement, its people'centred approach, and its emphasis on human security that combines both human rights and human development; the programme approaches development as an important security strategy and considers displacement a measure of human security.

Course Modules

Modules include: Qualitative research methods (social sciences); dissertation; introduction to forced migration; development in the international context; current issues in forced migration; global environmental politics; war and human rights.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st Class or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a cognate area of study or comparable professional/research experience; under special circumstances applicants without a relevant 1st degree but with substantial professional experience may be considered; these candidates are interviewed as part of the admission process. In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6 (or equivalent) is required.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)