Print and PDF Options

Migration and Diaspora Studies (MGDS) Courses

MGDS 5001 [0.5 credit]
Introduction to Migration and Diaspora Studies

Advanced introduction to major themes in and approaches to both migration studies and diaspora studies, drawing on different disciplinary perspectives.
Prerequisite(s): enrolment in the MGDS MA or GDIP program or permission of the department.

MGDS 5002 [0.5 credit]
Key Issues in Migration and Diaspora Studies

Social, cultural, economic and political implications of the movement and transnational settlement of people with a multidisciplinary and multiscalar approach to topics such as citizenship, forced migration, diasporic communities, exile, immigration, global identities and transnationalism.

MGDS 5003 [0.5 credit]
Research Seminar in Migration and Diaspora Studies

Research design and methodology in migration and diaspora studies. Coursework students design a research project to be completed during the term. Research essay and thesis pathway students produce a proposal and work on the initial stages of their research project.
Prerequisite(s): enrolment in the MGDS MA program or permission of the department.

MGDS 5101 [0.5 credit]
Practicum in Migration and Diaspora Studies

Practicum placement in an organization that works in an area relevant to migration and diaspora studies. Requires written academic assignments. Graded SAT/UNS.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): permission of the department.

MGDS 5900 [0.5 credit]
Special Topics in Migration and Diaspora Studies

Advanced topics in Migration and Diaspora Studies. Topics vary from term to term.

MGDS 5901 [0.5 credit]
Directed Readings in Migration and Diaspora Studies

Directed readings on a specific topic in Migration and Diaspora Studies.
Prerequisite(s): permission of the department.

MGDS 5908 [1.0 credit]
Research Essay

A research essay on a topic relating to Migration and Diaspora Studies. The topic must be approved by the program supervisor.
Prerequisite(s): permission of the department.

MGDS 5909 [2.0 credits]
M.A. Thesis

Prerequisite(s): permission of the department.

MGDS 5913 [0.0 credit]
Co-operative Work Term

Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): registration in the Co-operative Education Program option in the M.A.

Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca