International Migration and Ethnic Relations

Program - grundnivå - 180 hp

Utbildningsplan för studenter antagna höst 2008

Programkod:
SGIME version 4,2
Engelsk benämning:
International Migration and Ethnic Relations
Undervisningsspråk:
Engelska
Inrättandedatum:
02 mars 2007
Fastställandedatum:
26 februari 2009
Beslutande instans:
Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle
Gäller från:
01 september 2009
Ersätter utbildningsplan fastställd:
14 november 2008

Förkunskapskrav

Grundläggande behörighet + godkänt betyg i följande gymnasiekurser: Engelska B.

Upplägg

Term 1 is an introductory term. During the first half of term, International Migration and Ethnic Relations as a field of study is introduced alongside a course in oral and written proficiency. The second half of term consists of the course Introduction to Social and Cultural Theory and Analysis, dealing with important concepts and issues within the humanities and social sciences.

Term 2 and 3 consist of the courses IMER I and IMER II.

Term 4 and 5 are elective terms (30+30 credits). There are several optional courses on offer within the department, on which students are guaranteed a place. It is also possible to take courses at other departments within Malmö University, or at other universities in Sweden and abroad.

Term 6 consists of IMER III, including a BA dissertation of 15 credits.

Innehåll

Kurser inom programmet

För programtillfälle med start Höst 2008:
Höst 2008 - Termin 1
Vår 2009 - Termin 2
Höst 2009 - Termin 3
Vår 2010 - Termin 4
  • -
Höst 2010 - Termin 5
Vår 2011 - Termin 6

Lärandemål

Knowledge and understanding

A graduate of the Bachelor’s Programme in International Migration and Ethnic Relations:

- has basic knowledge pertaining to the fields of the humanities and social science with specific competence concerning the IMER field of knowledge, as well as knowledge and understanding of the scientific basis of this field:

- has knowledge and understanding of the causes and effects of international migration in the form of refugeeism, intergration and segration related issues, and has an understanding of divrse forms of group identification, often connected to religion, culture and ethnicity, which is significant to inclusion and exclusion mechanisms in society;

- possesses a fundamental understanding of the ethnic and social identity processess which occur comprehensively at societal and micro levels;

- has in-dept knowledge of one particular sphere within the IMER field of knowledge and of information concerning current research issues within the IMER field of knowledge, and

- has an understanding of Malmö University’s perspective: the environment, gender, migration, and ethnicity.

Applying knowledge and understanding

A graduate of the Bachelor’s Programme in International Migration and Ethnic Relations:

- has the compentency to familiarise themselves with diverse scientific perspectives and can identify the complexities of issues and construct an argument using theories, methods and research results;

- can proficiently formulate problems, and analyse and evaluate information based on scholarly foundations, as well as account for information, problems and solutions with other groups both orally and in writing;

- has the competency needed to work independently within the IMER field of knowledge and/or within the field of research, and

- has the ability to apply their knowledge of Malmö University’s perspective—the environment, gender, migration, and ethnicity—to issues related to the field of international migration and ethnic relations.

Making judgements and developing communication skills

A graduate of the Bachelor’s Programme in International Migration and Ethnic Relations:

- has the ability to identify and confine themselves to questions and problems connected to ethnic and migration related phenomena in society, and relations between majority and minority communities or between diverse groups amongst minorites;

- has the ability to study IMER-related issues in a broader social scientific context and can make judgements taking into consideration relevant scientific, societal and ethical aspects;

- has the ability to be critically engaged, understands the role of knowledge in society, and understands the responibilities behind its use, and

- has the ability to identify their need for further knowledge and competency.

Examen

Kandidatexamen.

Övrigt

In order to continue studies within the programme, a minimum of 45 higher education credits from the previous year of studies is required. Special requirements can be applied to the respective elective course.