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AZA1326

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 UnitSchool of Social Science, South Africa
OfferedSouth Africa Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Anna-Mart van Wyk

Synopsis

This unit presents an introduction to globalisation and its economic, cultural, and political implications. It includes an examination of the effects of globalisation on states, societies and the environment, from an African perspective.

Outcomes

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

  1. Recognise the major debates surrounding globalisation and its likely development;
  2. Understand the potential impacts of globalisation on Africa;
  3. Demonstrate sound oral and written communication skills;
  4. Understand and develop critical thinking and analytical skills.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

One 2-hour lecture and one 1- hour tutorial per week

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