MA in Migration Studies
Migration and refugee issues have become high priorities on the global agenda. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) is among the largest source, transit and destination regions for migrants and refugees in the world. Migration studies (emigration, immigration, transit migration, labor migration, return migration, replacement migration, regular and undocumented migration, family reunion, transnational and diasporic relations, remittances, ‘brain drain’, etc), which is rapidly developing in many universities around the world, has emerged as a multidisciplinary field of study at the graduate level.
LAU’s MA in Migration Studies is nearly the only program that offers an interdisciplinary graduate degree in migration studies with a focus on, and a presence in, the Middle East.
Potential employers of MA graduates include: government agencies dealing with migrants and refugees, integration, labor and employment, etc.; international organizations such as the International Organization for Migration, International Labor office, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Fund for Population, United Nations Development Fund for Women, etc.
Students need 30 credits for the major (12 for the core and 18 for other requirements).
|MIG710||Theories of Migration||3|
|MIG720/INA852||Research Methods/Research Methodology equiv. INA813H||3|
Students have to choose six (6) courses (18 credits) out of the following:
|MIG715/WGST815||Gender and Migration||3|
|MIG725/INA855||Politics and Migration equiv. to INA813G||3|
|MIG740/INA842||Topics in International Law||3|
|MIG745/CLT880||Migration, Exile and Literature||3|
|MIG750/INA820||Globalization equiv. to INA813K||3|
|MIG760||Citizenship, Transnationalism and Diaspora||3|
|MIG765||Migration and Development||3|
|MIG770||Cities and Migration||3|
|MIG780||Topics in Migration Studies||3|
|MIG785||Practicum: Internship or Research|
This program requires 30 credits, which can be completed in two years.
This program is offered in Beirut.
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