Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

Program Requirements

In order to obtain a Specialization in Migration and Ethnic Relations, students must complete the following:

MA/MSc

Course requirements

Thesis or major paper (as specified by student’s home program) in the area of Migration and Ethnic Relations

PhD

Course requirements

Comprehensive Examination in Migration and Ethnic Relations

As specified, in order to obtain a Specialization in Migration and Ethnic Relations, students must complete the following:

      1. Students may prepare a review paper based on selected readings from the common reading list plus additional readings selected by a committee comprising faculty members of the Collaborative Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations within the home department and/or outside of the home department: the reading list and paper should go into a particular topic in depth; it is expected that the review paper would be potentially publishable and, as a rough guide, should be approximately 40 pages double-spaced.
      2. Students may complete a research apprenticeship project under the direction of a faculty member of the Collaborative Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations from outside of the student's home program: the project should provide training in the theories and methods used in examining migration and ethnic relations in a discipline other than the student's home program; it is expected that the project would involve research over at least one term of study.

Thesis in the area of Migration and Ethnic Relations

These components will serve as partial fulfillment of the requirements for a graduate degree in the home department, by student's home program.