Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2012 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Assoc Prof Seamus O'Hanlon (Clayton); Dr Rachel Stevens (Caulfield)


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)

Associate Professor Seamus O'Hanlon

Contact hours

one 90 minute lecture
one 1-hour tutorial per week

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

International studies