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Advanced Migration Studies

Master (2 years) of Arts in Advanced Migration Studies, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution University of Copenhagen (KU)
Campus City Campus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5300 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://studies.ku.dk/masters/migration-studies/

Description

The Master’s degree in Advanced Migration Studies is an ambitious, interdisciplinary two-year degree programme offered in English that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and challenges presented by international migration. 

What are the causes, patterns and effects of international migration? What has been the fate of refugees seeking to escape conflicts and how will current affairs affect human mobility in the future?

Using methodology and theoretic knowledge, you learn to analyse modern migration and its possibilities and challenges, for example in connection with integration. 

The Master’s degree in Advanced Migration Studies is an ambitious, interdisciplinary two-year degree programme offered in English that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and challenges presented by international migration. The programme combines humanities and social science approaches to migration, including ethnology, anthropology, sociology, sociology of religion, history, philosophy, political science, sociolinguistics, education, and literary and media studies.

Career Opportunities  

The Master's programme in Advanced Migration Studies qualifies for a career in:
  • political institutions concerned with immigration and integration policies (e.g. at the national level and in local government)
  • private companies facing the challenges of diversity management and recruitment of international talent
  • unions and organisations concerned with migrants in the labour market and various aspects of immigration and integration
  • NGOs making policy recommendations and assisting public institutions to cater for migrants
  • private companies providing analyses of issues related to migration to national and local governmentcultural institutions committed to representing the history, culture and artistic expressions of migrants
  • universities and other research institutions.

Admission  

Apply directly at the University of Copenhagen.
To be admitted to the MA in Advanced Migration Studies requires a Bachelor's degree within the humanities or the social sciences from a research-based university.
Read more about the admission requirements

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of the University of Copenhagen

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact [your institution] directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System 


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