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|Application deadline:||January 15|
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|Start date:||September 2014|
|Credits:|| 60 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
The one year master programme in International Migration and Ethnic Relations develops your skills in critically examining and evaluating research in relation to international migration.
This programme focuses on:
- current international developments and research perspectives in migration and ethnic relations;
- the effects of globalization and human mobility on societies, groups and individuals;
- the social and political adaptation and integration of ethnic minorities in different societies;
- issues of inclusion and exclusion of immigrants;
- majority-minority relations;
- philosophical and ethical perspectives on life in diverse and complex societies.
The programme is taught by experienced lecturers and researchers, representing disciplines such as Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Economy, Ethnology and Religious Studies. You develop core competencies, including independent analysis, critical assessment, information processing and policy-relevant application. You will also gain a theoretical foundation for understanding local realities.
This programme provides advanced level specialisation in the field of International Migration and Ethnic Relations and in the last semester you will write a 15 hp Masters thesis.
Potential working fields include international organizations, academia, national and local government, NGOs or the media. Students are also eligible for PhD studies.
What is International Migration and Ethnic Relations about?
The masters programme in International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER) focuses on: current international developments and research perspectives in migration and ethnic relations; the effects of globalisation and human mobility on societies, groups and individuals; the social and political adaptation and integration of ethnic minorities in different societies; issues of inclusion and exclusion of immigrants; majority-minority relations; philosophical and ethical perspectives on life in diverse and complex societies.
The one-year or two-year programme?
Malmö University offers a one-year and a two-year programme. The one-year programme provides an advanced level specialisation in the field of International Migration and Ethnic Relations. The two-year programme prepares students for future research opportunities and enables further specialisation within one of two themes: Migration and Integration or Migration and Social Theory.
What makes International Migration and Ethnic Relations unique?
This master's programme teaches you how to conduct in-depth analysis, evaluate policies and criticise and critique migration-related policies.You should expect research-based training and an interdisciplinary outlook that links social sciences with humanities.
What career will I be prepared for?
Understanding the complexities of international migration and ethnic relations is essential to ensure reflective decision-making in a variety of fields, for example, international organisations, academia, national and local governments, NGOs, and the media. Students who have completed the programme are also eligible to apply for PhD studies.
* The research field of IMER
* Theoretical foundations of the IMER field
* Theory of science and research methodology
* Migration and citizenship (two-year programme) or IMER masters thesis (one-year programme)
1. Degree of Bachelor in Social Sciences or Humanities
2. General eligibility + the equivalent of English course B from Swedish secondary school.
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||575|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
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