Birkbeck, University of London
Politics of Population, Migration and Ecology
A good degree in social science or another relevant subject. Other qualifications may also be considered. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
You must successfully complete the following 5 components:
2 core modules;
2 option modules;
A self-directed dissertation under the guidance of a member of the department's faculty on an approved topic in the area of the politics of population, migration and ecology.
Geopolitics, Population and Environment;
The Politics of Population Change: Immigration, Aging and Conflict.
Option modules are usually available in:
British, Russian, European and US government and politics;
International relations and foreign policy;
The politics of the Middle East;
Global governance and international political economy;
Nationalism and ethno-religious conflict;
Political sociology and political theory;
Public policy ideas, practices and processes;
Politics and religion;
War, politics and society.
Each taught module requires you to submit an essay (approximately 3000 words) and sit a 3-hour examination in May-June.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time evening||October 2016||-||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||-||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2017||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2017||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Bloomsbury||WC1E 7HX||South East|