You’ll also gain an insight into the role of states in exercising their sovereign right to control their borders, and the impact their policies and laws have in closing off legal routes to migration for those desperate to flee to safety.
Examine the complex laws and policies that inform migration law with Critical International Migration Law at FutureLearn .
You’ll start by exploring how law and policies have served both to protect states’ borders, as well as create vulnerability for migrants fleeing from civil war, generalised violence, extreme poverty, and other widespread human rights violations.
You’ll then engage in a critical evaluation of the human rights of migrants and ask whether international human rights law is truly universal.
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- Law and the Framing of Migrants and Migration
- Freedom of Movement, Refugees, Traffickers, and Smugglers
- Law's Absence and Law's Failings
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- 3 months
- 3 hrs/week
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Legal Studies View 20 other Short Courses in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
This ExpertTrack has been designed for anyone interested in law, human rights and international migration. You do not need any formal law experience or qualifications to benefit.
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International39 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 39 USD per module during 3 months.
National39 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 39 USD per module during 3 months.
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Price range in different currencies: £36 / $39 / €36
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.