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INR3005 Migrant Worlds: Issues in Contemporary and Historical Migration

Short Description: Migrnt Wrlds: Cont Hist Mig
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090399 - Studies in Human Society n.e.c
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Computer, e-mail and Internet access:
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at

As this is a third year level course, it is advisable that students do not take this course in their first year of study.


This course provides an understanding of the theoretical and conceptual bases of migration as a global phenomenon that shapes local, national and international cultures, societies, economies and politics. It draws upon a range of international and Australian case studies to explore major trends and issues, such as humanitarian migration trends, economic migration, settlements policies (such as multiculturalism), and cultural representations (such as art, film and literature).

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online