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MMM311 - Global Citizenship

Unit details

Year2015 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 online tests) - Students complete six on-line progressive assessment items (each assessment = 5%) - 30%,

Assessment 2 (individual) - Citizen advocacy paper - Students will prepare an advocacy paper on selected issues based on the 5 modules (1500 words) - 30%,

Assessment 3 (group of 3-4 students) - This is a research based project where students work in teams of 3-4 to identify a particular global issue, collect and analyse necessary data and submit a report on the implications of this issue on business and society (3000 words) - 40%.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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