Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour audio lectures and a set of online tasks per week (Semester 1). Semester 1 is offered online only. Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week (Semester 2) |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Mike Pottenger
This subject forms part of the U21 Certificate in Global Issues, which is a multidisciplinary, undergraduate program offered jointly by the Universities of British Columbia, Hong Kong, Melbourne, and Nottingham. It is designed to give a global context to undergraduate degrees through online collaborative learning and student exchange. It can also be taken as part of the standard University of Melbourne degree sequence.
This subject examines the sources and consequences of globalisation in the world economy. It is primarily concerned to address questions such as: What is globalisation? What was the pattern of evolution of globalisation in the twentieth century? What are the main economic and political factors underlying the evolution of globalisation? Is globalisation related to economic growth? How has globalisation affected welfare of societies of different countries and regions in the world economy?
Written assessment not exceeding 2000 words (30%), tutorial-based assessment (20%), tutorial attendance and participation (10%) and one 2-hour end-of-semester examination (40%); Semester 1 and 2
To be advised.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students enrolled in this subject as part of the Global Issues Program must be capable of reading and writing in English to a university standard. If you have any doubts or queries about the level of English required, please contact the subject co-ordinators.|
U21 Certificate in Global Issues (Understanding Globalisation) |
U21 Diploma in Global Issues
Economics Major |
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