University of Sussex
Research students are based in the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SC. It is possible either to study for a research degree registered in migration studies, or to work on a research topic that deals with migration, while registered in another academic discipline. Both disciplinary and interdisciplinary students are welcome to become Associates of the Sussex Centre for Migration Research. Many, but not all, students undertake fieldwork for projects leading to a PhD. Permission to proceed to fieldwork is not normally given before completion of the first year of research.
MPhil: A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree in any relevant social science but applicants from other backgrounds may be considered. Applicants must submit a short outline proposal of 2 to 3 pages in order to PhD: A Master's degree in a subject area relevant to your research. In exceptional circumstances, candidates with other backgrounds may be considered. Applicants must submit an outline research proposal of 2 to 3 pages indicating the nature, ambitions and primary questions of the project. Students whose 1st language is not English require evidence of proficiency in the English language.
Recent thesis titles include: The perfect alternative to citizenship? Explaining the low take-up of the �long-term residency EU� status � Germany as a case study; rethinking the retreat from multiculturalism in the UK, the Netherlands and Sweden; living integration in a diverse residential area: negotiating sameness/difference and navigating social spatial proximities; when the guests become the �hosts�: settled immigrants� perceptions of newcomers; an ethnographic study of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong; �you have to break the Law to survive�: Asylum regime dehumanizing patterns and migrant resistance in Calais as a case-study.
ESRC funding is available for members of the Sussex Centre for Migration Research who apply through an appropriate disciplinary programme; this includes access to 3 interdisciplinary Quota awards.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 14,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 14,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||4 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||4 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|