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

100%: Seminar (Class)

Assessment

100%: Coursework (Essay, Group submission (written))

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.

This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.