Courses & Units

Working in a Globalised World HGA396

Hobart

Note:

Teaching Dates: 18-22 November 2019

Introduction

This unit will enable students to reflect on, and address the forces of globalisation in their life, work and community. Global flows of knowledge, products, services, workers, investments, tourists and refugees have transformed local identities, ways of life, values and perspectives. This innovative, multi-disciplinary unit will demonstrate how and why globalisation has succeeded and been welcomed, and/or been resisted and even reversed. The unit will weave together three areas. The first is on globalisation theories and how global forces are shaping modern societies. The second evaluates various anti-globalisation movements, and explore the discontents of globalisation. The third addresses cross-border issues in more practical terms, such as managing cross-cultural communication, addressing challenges in doing international business, applying universal moral and ethical values, grasping the impact of global politics in local communities, and understanding the “competitiveness” of nations.

Summary

Unit name Working in a Globalised World
Unit code HGA396
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
Teaching staff

Prof. Can Seng Ooi

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Spring school 19/10/2020 4/11/2020 26/11/2020 3/1/2021

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,037.00 090301

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25cp at introductory level in any discipline.

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 120 min lecture weekly.

1 x 60 min tutorial fortnightly.

Assessment

Pre-start assessment (10%): multiple choice questions.
End of course assessment (30%): multiple choice questions and short answer questions.
Take home final assignment (60%): Take-home exam.

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Textbooks

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