The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019
Course code

POLI2140

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

Globalisation is now a pervasive phenomenon in everyone's lives. This course provides students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the phenomenon of globalisation. It looks at theories of globalisation and political responses to globalisation. In particular, it considers the way globalisation has impacted on national states, and how states have combined at an international level to counter these effects.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Apply core analytical and critical thinking skills in written communication including the capacity to critically evaluate competing information from academic sources;

2. Identify key contemporary theoretical perspectives on globalisation;

3. Critically analyse contemporary political problems in terms of their relationship with broader international and global processes;

4. Identify and analyse contemporary political events in a coherent global context;

5. Develop an enhanced understanding of the interrelationship between politics and market processes;

6. Identify and summarize key information within academic sources;

7. Identify, define and describe ideas in political science and employ these within verbal communication.


Content

The topics in this course include but are not limited to the following:

  1. The origins of globalisation
  2. The impact of globalisation on national economies
  3. The role of the state in an era of globalisation
  4. The impact of globalisation on work and welfare
  5. Global political responses to globalisation
  6. Economic regionalism as a response to globalisation.

Requisite

This course has similarities to POLI3140. If you have successfully completed POLI3140 you cannot enrol in this course.


Assumed knowledge

POLI2140The Politics of GlobalisationGlobalisation is now a pervasive phenomenon in everyone's lives. This course provides students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the phenomenon of globalisation. It looks at theories of globalisation and political responses to globalisation. In particular, it considers the way globalisation has impacted on national states, and how states have combined at an international level to counter these effects.FBUSLFaculty of Business and Law344Newcastle Business School1020005940Semester 1 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan201910 units in Politics at 1000 level or 30 units at 1000 levelThe topics in this course include but are not limited to the following: The origins of globalisation The impact of globalisation on national economies The role of the state in an era of globalisation The impact of globalisation on work and welfare Global political responses to globalisation Economic regionalism as a response to globalisation. YOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Apply core analytical and critical thinking skills in written communication including the capacity to critically evaluate competing information from academic sources;2Identify key contemporary theoretical perspectives on globalisation;3Critically analyse contemporary political problems in terms of their relationship with broader international and global processes;4Identify and analyse contemporary political events in a coherent global context;5Develop an enhanced understanding of the interrelationship between politics and market processes;6Identify and summarize key information within academic sources;7Identify, define and describe ideas in political science and employ these within verbal communication. This course has similarities to POLI3140. If you have successfully completed POLI3140 you cannot enrol in this course.Written Assignment: Research Summary and Oral ExercisesWritten Assignment: Minor EssayEssay: Major EssayFormal Examination: Final Exam CallaghanIntegrated Learning SessionFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for0Full Term0


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Research Summary and Oral Exercises

Written Assignment: Minor Essay

Essay: Major Essay

Formal Examination: Final Exam


Contact hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term