Courses Catalogue

Globalization And Regional Integration

COURSE CODE: IRD 7222
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: International Relations and Diplomatic Studies, Master
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

The course explores the motivations and operation of regional economic blocs. It presents regional groupings as alternatives to the dysfunctions of globalization capitalism.

COURSE OBJECTIVE(S)
The objectives of the course are:

  • To discuss the concept and origins of globalization and regional integration
  • To critically analyze the debates for and against regional integration and globalization
  • To critically discuss the mechanisms of modern globalization and its consequences.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Discuss the concept and origins of globalization and regional integration
  • Critically analyze the debates for and against regional integration and globalization
  • Critically discuss the mechanisms of modern globalization and its consequences.