Migration and Global Development (822F8)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

You learn to critically assess and compare diverse disciplinary perspectives on the relationships between migration and development, for example anthropology, international relations, sociology, gender studies, and human geography.

You develop a systematic understanding of key theoretical and policy debates around the experiences of the migration and global development nexus.

You also learn to critically assess contemporary policy agendas, diplomatic and development interventions over migration and development.


33%: Lecture
67%: Seminar


100%: Written assessment (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 267 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.