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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

​​Course Requirements

Students will gain both academic and practical skills. In their first year, students will acquire conceptual methodologies and legal frameworks for critical analyses of refugee protection regimes and human rights law. They will also be introduced to health issues in refugee and forced migration studies. In the second year, the two research methods courses, together with the core practicum and internships, will enable students to assess, evaluate and apply theoretical knowledge as practitioners.

Course Title Quarter Hours
FMS 401/LAW 517ASYLUM AND REFUGEE LAW AND POLICY4.5
FMS 402PRO-SEMINAR IN THE HISTORY OF FORCED MIGRATION4
FMS 403INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND POLICY4
FMS 404INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT MANAGEMENT4
FMS 405/MPH 553PUBLIC HEALTH AND FORCED MIGRATION4
FMS 450INTERNSHIP I (Practicum)4
FMS 413/MPS 611MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL NGOs4
FMS 490INTERNSHIP II (Practicum)4
Select two open electives8

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