Global Affairs: Actors, Communication and Culture

Module code: MS7006
Module co-ordinator: Dr Bernhard Forchtner

Module Outline

This module aims to unfold the process of globalization through an examination of the economic, cultural and political elements of international communications. It will consider how notions of power and influence are or might be changing within the context of globalization and will examine how individuals engage with both politics and political entities within the globalised world and how their personal identities might be changed as a result of these relationships.


  • 11 hours of lectures
  • 11 hours of seminars
  • 1 hour of tutorials
  • 127 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay, 3,000 words (100%)