Migration and Global Development (822F8)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

On this module, you will critically engage with the literature and emerging evidence on contemporary topics related to migration, poverty and development including:

  • climate migration and refugees
  • impacts of the Covid19 pandemic on migrants
  • intersectional understandings of gender, race and ethnicity in migration processes
  • human smuggling and trafficking
  • transit migration
  • irregular and undocumented migration
  • 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 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.