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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 citizens in an ever changing world.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.
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.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
3500 word essay (50%)
Take Home Exam (50%)
3 Hour unseen exam (100%)
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Procedural||Analyse||An ability to examine the political implications of elite discourse on migration .|
|Procedural||Understand||An understanding of the migratory dynamics in Europe since the end of the Second World War.|
|Procedural||Understand||A critical awareness of the shifting types of migration in different epochs.|
|Reflection||Create||Demonstrate the ability to research, analyse and communicate effectively in written form|
|Conceptual||Understand||A knowledge and understanding of analytical concepts in relation to international migration.|