We help you examine migration processes and their consequences for today’s societies. You’ll explore issues of governance, rights and diversity that shape migrants’ life chances.
You have the opportunity to pursue your interests, exploring topics such as transnationalism, migration and development, governance, human rights, refugees, citizenship, integration and cultural diversity.
Migration Studies degree offered at University of Sussex draws on the expertise of the Sussex Centre for Migration Research.
Why choose this course?
- Sussex is ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies. The activities of our migration scholars and postgraduate community come together in the Sussex Centre for Migration Research.
- True to the Sussex tradition, our approach to teaching is interdisciplinary, drawing insights from sociology, human geography, anthropology, development studies, politics, law, psychology, education, economics and demography.
- We have strong links with government bodies, international organisations, and NGOs addressing the issues of migration and refugees – including DFID, the International Organization for Migration and Refugee Action.
CareersMany of our graduates have pursued successful careers in:
- international organisations and NGOs (such as UNHCR)
- local government authorities
- charities with a migration focus (such as the Refugee Council).
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- Activism for Development and Social Justice
- Civil and Political Rights: Contemporary Challenges
- Critical Debates in Environment and Development
- Indigenous and Minority Rights
- Knowledge, Power and Resistance
- Law, Religion, and Human Rights
- LGBTQI Rights: International and Comparative Perspectives
- Livelihoods, Inequalities and Rural Change
- Migration, Inequality and Social Change
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Anthropology Sociology View 586 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.
- Subject-specific requirements
Your qualification should preferably be in a social sciences or humanities subject; alternatively, you should have relevant professional experience or engagement.
International18500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year for full-time students
Living costs for Brighton
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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