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We welcome 21 students from 13 countries with interests ranging from sovereignty to informal practices of migration governance, to race and ethnicity, to media narratives.

The MSc in Migration Studies is offered jointly by the School of Anthropology and the Oxford Department of International Development, with support from staff at the associated research centres COMPAS, IMI and RSC.

Find out more about the programme here.

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A new generation of thinkers: On ways forward for migration and development policy and research

At the end of their course on Migration, Development and Conflict, in which they studied related theories, empirical evidence and policies, course tutor Marieke van Houte asked her MSc in Migration Studies students to come up with constructive recommendations on how to apply their learning to take research and policy on migration and development forward

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MSc in Migration Studies 2016/17 application deadline 20 November

Our intensive nine-month graduate taught degree analyses migration from a global perspective and as an integral part of development and social change

MSc in Migration Studies 2014–15 Dissertation Prize goes to Yan Matusevich

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Dissertation Prize on the MSc in Migration Studies has been awarded to Yan Matusevich for his work on ‘Understanding migrant mobilisation in post-Soviet Russia. Do Existing theoretical models apply?’ The prize is awarded at the discretion of the degree’s Exam Board each year.

The 'foreign criminal' in the UK unpacked in new paper

This IMI working paper by MSc in Migration Studies alumni Luke de Noronha aims to unpack the figure of the 'foreign criminal'.