Courses Catalogue

Globalization And Regional Integration

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

Course Content and Outline

a) Concept of regional integration (12 hours)

  • Globalization, free trade, migration, capital movement, information exchange and technology transfer

b) Debates for and against regional integration and globalization(3 hours)

c) Mechanisms of modern globalization and its consequences (12 hours)

  • Erosion of state sovereignty
  • Higher degree of political and economic freedom
  • Formation of regional economic blocs

d) North-South divide and the impact of economic globalization on political governance(6 hours)

e) Implications of regional integration and globalization on regional peace and security (12 hours)

  • The role of regional economics in the search for peace, social justice, peace and security, sustainable prosperity

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Presentations
  • Group discussions

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes