• Offered by School of Politics and International Relations
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Political Science
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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This course introduces students to how economics and politics have interacted during two centuries of globalization. By the end of this course, students should have a good understanding of:

  • The economic forces driving globalization
  • The distinctive features of the contemporary era of globalization
  • The impact that globalization has had on the geography of manufacturing
  • How globalization affects how companies organize their production
  • The relationship between globalization and development
  • The relationship between globalization and poverty/inequality in developed and developing economies
  • The constraints that globalization imposes on the autonomy of sovereign states
  • The principal debates in the literature on globalization

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Explain the principal debates in the literature on globalization and the distinctive features of the contemporary era of globalization.
  2. Analyse the economic forces driving globalization
  3. Discuss the relationship between globalization and development
  4. Illustrate how globalization has affected companies and the geography of manufacturing
  5. Discuss the constraints globalization imposes on the autonomy of sovereign states

Indicative Assessment

3500 Word Research Paper (60%) (LO 1,2,3,4,5)

2 Hour Examination (40%) (LO 1,2,3,4,5)

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Workload

The course will be equivalent to 120 hours work in the semester.  The course will be run intensively, with the contact hours equivalent to 2 hour seminars per week for 12 weeks.  This is in line with other international relations courses at the Masters level including those offered within the School and other CASS Schools.

Prescribed Texts

Ravenhill (ed.), Global Political Economy (3rd Edition)

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $1542
2014 $2478
2013 $2472
2012 $2472
2011 $2424
2010 $2358
2009 $2286
2008 $2286
2007 $2286
2006 $2286
2005 $2286
2004 $1926
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2014 $3762
2013 $3756
2012 $3756
2011 $3756
2010 $3750
2009 $3618
2008 $3618
2007 $3618
2006 $3618
2005 $3618
2004 $3618
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8934 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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