Course Description

Explain foundational concepts related to globalization (colonialism, neo-colonialism, neoliberalism, deregulation, WTO, IMF, free trade, fair trade, etc.) Examine the complexity of globalization and conceptualize the role of the state, corporations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and intergovernmental organizations such as the European Union, the WTO, the IMF and the World Bank. Explore different themes relevant to globalization and identify significant issues (USA influence in the economic development of Latin America, racism in Europe, labour conditions in Asia, etc.) at a local/global level. Analyse global issues from a Global North/Global South perspective.




Introduction to Globalization (SSCI10048) OR Global Issues In The New Millennium (SSCI10016)

Course Hours


Credit Value


Applies to the following Programs


This course is not open for registration at this time.

If it is part of a program (listed at the bottom left), you may visit the program page to review the schedule of course offerings.

Required fields are indicated by .