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Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

International Migration has recently gained increased academic and policy interest. This course, while introducing the main analytical concepts concerning migration, addresses the policy dimension in the European context. Additionally the course will assist students in becoming active cizitens in an ever changing world.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Ezel Tabur

Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 4
  • Either International Relations (IR) or Politics (PI)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Migration has been an ever present feature of human history. Yet in recent years, this subject garnered more political, media, social and academic attention, raising profound political questions that speak to key themes in International Relations. Such themes include issues of human rights, security, citizenship, inequality and development. It also keenly relates to policy-making regarding external and intra EU migration.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt

  • Online quiz (10%)
  • 3000-word essay (30%)
  • 3-hour exam (60%)
    • 3-hour exam (100%)

    Formative Assessment

    There are no assessments for this course.


    Oral feedback will be provided throughout and written feedback will be provided for in course assessments.

    Course Learning Outcomes


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