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MMM311 - Global Citizenship

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:D Chadee




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit develops the capacity of the student to become a responsible global citizen by increasing the student’s awareness and knowledge of key drivers of change which are likely to impact business and society significantly. The unit focuses on the critical and objective evaluation of selected global issues facing mankind, their likely impacts and potential threats and opportunities at the local community level. The unit takes on a problem-based approach to learning whereby students are given the opportunity to develop their analytical and ethical skills in examining major global social, political, economic and environmental issues facing the world today and the challenges they represent for business and society.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Citizen advocacy exercise. Each student will prepare an advocacy paper on selected issues covered in the unit (1500 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 3 students) - Group project. This is a research-based project where students work in teams to identify a particular issue which is likely to be of global citizenship significance, collect and analyse the necessary data and report on the implications of this issue on business and society (5000 words) - 30%

Examination (2 hours) - 50%

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