All students take the following core modules:
-Migration: Mobility, Multiculturalism and Mobilization (30 credits)
-Transnationalism (30 credits)
-Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation (15 credits)
-Civil Society the Role of NGOs (15 credits)
In addition, students take a minimum of 10 credits and a maximum of 30 credits from the following elective modules:
-Globalisation, Citizenship and Identity (15 credits)
-Human Rights and Modern Slavery (15 credits)
-Non-Governmental Organisations (15 credits)
-International Protection of Refugees (15 credits)
-Globalisation and its Discontents (15/20 credits)
-Globalisation, Governance and Public Policy (10 credits)
-Students may take up to 20 credits from anywhere else in the University subject to approval of the Course Director.
During the course we invite outside speakers who undertake research and/or advocacy work around human and citizenship rights in NGOs, international agencies, or media. There are good opportunities to undertake your own research, both through an independent project evaluating the work of an NGO of your choice, and through the dissertation, when you will be supervised by nationally and internationally renowned sociologists.
For students registering full-time the course is provided over a 12 month period.
Students will take two core modules in the first semester (one of 15 credits and one of 30 credits), and a further two core modules (adding up to 45 credits) in the second semester. They will also take an additional 30 credits of elective modules from an approved list, spread over the two semesters. Students will then continue to produce their dissertation (60 credits) over the summer vacation.