Globalisation, Business and Policy (907M9)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

On this module, you'll develop an understanding that globalisation is a complex process, with regional, national and local consequences that can be managed through policy interventions at different levels.

You'll gain an overview of globalisation, with emphasis on its main drivers. You'll study the perspective of the rising developing powers, and discuss the various consequences of globalisation, business and the set of policies that are required in different areas to move globalisation towards more positive outcomes.


100%: Seminar (Class)


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.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.