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On completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of the concepts of globalisation, social policy, welfare state and international relations in the social science literature;
2. Grasp the dynamics among main actors to affect global social policy: states, businesses, non-governmental and supra-national organisations, citizens, and non-state organised political actors; and
3. Demonstrate understanding of the key concepts in comparative social policy analysis.
The themes include: globalisation, welfare states in crisis, multi-level governance & global diplomacy, the European Union, climate change, global health and the Asian Century. A syllabus with the list of reading will be circulated prior to the module.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Write an essay of max. 1,500 words||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Portfolio: Select ONE social policy area, which the student is interested in, and bring a piece of recent news, and present it to the class every three weeks. A final portfolio will be submitted in Week 12.||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Fri 12:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Thurs 11:00 - 11:50|