Units of Study Outlines
INGS3601 - Current Global Issues
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: John Brookfield
Phone: +61 2 9351 6599
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%)
1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2
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.
Please refer to the list of Units of Study on the left-hand menu to view the units on offer for the relevant academic year.
The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney