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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.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
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.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as MGDS 4900, for which additional credit is precluded.

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.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): permission of the department.

MGDS 5909 [2.0 credits]
M.A. Thesis

Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
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