UNott:Global Citizenship - Global Issues

Subject POLS20028 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable


Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Online classes from September to November through University of Nottingham, UK. This subject is only available online.
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Admission into the D-GLOBISS Diploma in Global Issues or 777CC Certificate in Global Issues.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability
Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage
Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course
Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to
those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found
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U21 International Programs Coordinator Melbourne Global Mobility Level 1, Old Geology Building
Phone: +61 3 8344 3849

Subject Overview:

The module aims to provide students with a perspective for understanding the historical growth and contemporary problems relating to the notion of citizenship. Specifically citizenship will be related to globalization, the role of the state and issues of justice domestically and internationally. The module also aims to introduce students to a range of theoretical frameworks concerned with these issues.


Please refer to U21 program website:


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Prescribed Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

The module will also develop students' ability:

  • to manage a large and disparate body of information.
  • to express themselves clearly, coherently and fluently in writing essays.
  • to work and learn actively with others.
  • to manage and take responsibility for their own learning.
  • to respect the views of others. and,
  • to use IT to word process their assessed essays.
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): U21 Certificate in Global Issues
U21 Diploma in Global Issues

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