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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway Trimester 3 2011 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Clayton and Berwick - Dr Kate Murphy


Previously coded INT1020


This unit introduces you to globalisation and its economic, cultural, and political implications. It includes a close study of the impact of globalisation on four key areas: the movement of people, the environment, terrorism, and gender.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Recognise the importance of debates about globalisation and its likely development.
  2. Understand the importance of debate and discussion in the development of these ideas.
  3. Demonstrate sound oral and written communication skills.
  4. Understand the importance of critical analysis and be comfortable in challenging ideas and arguments.


Written work: (90%)
Class participation: (10%)

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Kate Murphy

Contact hours

one 90 minute lecture
one 1-hour tutorial per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

International studies