Intercultural Studies: Internationalism and Global Culture

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intercultural Studies: Internationalism and Global Culture

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    International Affairs, International Relations, International Studies, Multicultural Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    to introduce the concept of global culture and consider its relevance to our modern cultural experience; to analyse modes of international interaction between cultures and the potential benefits and problems arising out of it.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Distinguish the various strands of global interconnectivity i.e. economic, political and cultural and to identify the interaction between these sectors
    2. Describe processes of modern global culture as a complex interconnectivity between local, national and global cultural influences.
    3. Identify social and economic carrier groups of global culture and their localised features in different national contexts
    4. Critically discuss various theoretical points of view as can be found in the literature in relation to the topic
    5. To identify and research social phenomena in relation to their global interconnections, in particular in the areas of mobility, communication, popular culture and social movements
    6. Co-operate with fellow students in identifying and pursuing individual research questions and presenting findings