Current Global Issues (INGS3601)


In this capstone unit 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. The lecture program will support these projects with a focus on the methodologies and ethics informing interdisciplinary, team-based assessments of global issues.

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Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week


1x1500wd Role Play Paper (15%), 1x1750wd equivalent Simulation (Group Project) (40%), 1x2000wd Essay (20%), 1x45 minutes equivalent 750wd In Class Test (15%), Tutorial participation (10%)

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Unit of study rules


INGS1001 and INGS1002 and INGS2601

Additional Information

This unit of study is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of International and Global Studies

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.