Jul 21, 2019  
2009-2010 Academic Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Forced Migration and Refugee Studies (Graduate Diploma)


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Specialized Graduate Diploma in Forced Migration and Refugee Studies

Admission

Applicants seeking admission to the Graduate diploma should have an undergraduate degree of high standing (equivalent of a B grade or higher) within the field of humanities and or Social Sciences and meet the university’s language proficiency exam. 

Course Requirements for the Graduate Diploma

The graduate diploma requires the successful completion of 6 courses (18 credit hours).  These include four required core courses plus two elective courses.  All students must take SOC/MRS 507 “Introduction to Forced Migration & Refugee Studies”, IHRL/MRS 518 “International Refugee Law”, SOC/MRS 576 “Methods of Research with Forced Migrants & Refugees” and PSYC/MRS 512 “Psychosocial issues in Forced Migration”.  The two electives can be chosen from a list of electives offered by the program each semester.

Time Line

Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Forced Migration and Refugee Studies will normally take 1 year. It does not require the completion of a thesis.  Students who finish the diploma can develop it into an MA by taking the two extra required courses of the MA program and complete a thesis.

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