Globalisation, Business and Policy (907M9)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

This module provides an overview of past and current trends of globalisation with emphasis on its main drivers, which can be understood as old and new sources of global dynamism, turbulence and change. It brings the perspective of the rising developing powers and it discusses the various consequences of globalisation. It also discusses the set of policies that are required in different areas, such as international trade or finance, to manage and integrate business in the global economy and achieve a more positive outcome from globalisation.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 44 hours of contact time and about 256 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We’re planning to run this module in the academic year 2020/21. However, there may be changes to this module in response to COVID-19, or due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. It may not be possible to take some module combinations due to timetabling constraints. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.