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Global Studies Major  

The major in Global Studies is designed for students with an interest in globalisation and international relations. Students will learn to consider the implications of globalisation for politics, communications, the arts and the environment.  They will learn how individuals, groups and states communicate internationally, and the impact of new technologies on global communication.


The major comprises 120 credit points (eight units x 15cpts) selected from a list of units with no more than 30 credit points (2 units) at Level One.  As with other majors in the BA the Level Two and Three units carry one code.

This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
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HIS1000 20th Century Global History: An Australian Perspective 15
LST1050 Communicating Across Cultures 15
Select 90 credit points from the following:
CMM3115 Global Communications 15
GEO3127 People and Global Environmental Issues 15
HIS3101 Human Rights: Struggles for Global Justice 15
HIS3125 Empires and Colonies 15
ICS3000 Terrorism 15
ICS3051 Globalisation and the Internet: Political, Social and Creative Implications 15
ICS3052 The Cultures of Nations: Internationalism, Cosmopolitanism and Globalisation 15
ICS3101 Arts Practicum 15
LST3050 World of Languages 15
LST3051 Global English 15
POL3105 International Relations in the South East Asian Region 15
POL3230 Themes in Global Politics 15
ICS3050 Cultures of the World 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009