An Introduction to Globalisation and Global Inequalities
Module code: GY1012
Module co-ordinator: Dr Margaret Byron
Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of the module students are expected to:
- Have a clear sense of the importance of historical processes to explanations of contemporary geographical developments
- Include the concept of scale in their analysis and interpretation of socio-spatial phenomena
- Be aware of the geographical expression of socio-economic inequality, of the dynamic nature of this phenomenon and of strategies and movements to decrease unequal socio-spatial relations
This module provides an introduction and overview of key issues in the human geographies of economies, development and difference.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Lectures; Seminars; Independent Research; Independent Study (In addition to individual independent study, students work together in groups of 6 or 7 to create their posters for the first assessment).
- Written examination (unseen)
- Written report with unassessed group work/poster element