Units of Study Outlines
INGS3601 - Current Global Issues
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: John Brookfield
This 'capstone' unit in International and Global Studies focuses on case studies of contemporary problems (e.g. wars, natural disasters, economic and diplomatic crises). Groups of students will track particular cases to analyse interactions between social, cultural, political and economic institutions (including governments, aid agencies, the United Nations and others) and informal networks at the domestic, regional and international levels. In doing so, they will acquire high-level competency in theories, ethics, and methodologies informing interdisciplinary, team-based assessments of global issues.
1x1500wd essay (25%) and 1x1500wd group assignment (25%) and 1x3000wd essay based on contribution to group assignment (50%)
1x1hr lecture/week, 12x1hr or 6x2hr tutorials/week
INGS1001 and INGS1002 and INGS2601
may be completed concurrently with INGS2601 with approval of Director
not available to students outside BIGS
A timetable is not available for this session.
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