University of East London
Refugee Studies and Community Development
The course focuses on analysis of the relationship between community development and refugees as a social group; the course combining critical analysis of social care for refugees with community development concerns; it highlights the growing relevance of refugee issues in the UK, Europe, and elsewhere, and addresses the theoretical and practical needs of social care workers in communities where caseloads include a prevalence of refugees and asylum seekers.
A 2nd Class Honours degree in a cognate area of study. Substantial professional experience in a relevant field. Applicants will be required to provide references and attend an interview. Applicants must provide evidence of ability to undertake study and written assessment in English.
Modules include: Introduction to forced migration; introduction to international social work; research methods; dissertation; plus options from: approaches to public and community service; current issues in forced migration; governance; international human rights; international refugee law; migration, citizenship and social policy; psycho-social perspectives on forced migration; volunteering, voluntarism and voluntary action.
Assessment is through essays; reports; presentations; research proposal; dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,990 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 1,165 per Credit module (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Docklands Campus||Newham||E16 2RD||South East|
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