units

ATS1326

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitHistory
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway October intake 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ernest Koh (Clayton); Dr Kate Murphy (Caulfield)

Notes

Previously coded INT1020

Synopsis

This unit introduces you to globalisation and its economic, cultural, and political implications. It includes a close study of the impact of globalisation on four key areas: the movement of people, the environment, terrorism, and gender.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Recognise the importance of debates about globalisation and its likely development.
  2. Understand the importance of debate and discussion in the development of these ideas.
  3. Demonstrate sound oral and written communication skills.
  4. Understand the importance of critical analysis and be comfortable in challenging ideas and arguments.

Assessment

Written work: (90%)
Class participation: (10%)

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

one 90 minute lecture
one 1-hour tutorial per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prohibitions