AGC209 - Global Challenges and Innovation Strategies

Year: 2023 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Commencing 2024:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Students must complete one level 1 unit

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week 

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week     

Content

What can be done about global challenges? How can we develop agency in the face of these huge problems? Use your skills as an arts and humanities student to analyse some of the world's most difficult global challenges. Consider how people are already addressing large and complex global problems. Explore various approaches to changing the future. In this unit you will learn from people working on these global challenges and will have the opportunity to imagine your own action plan for changing the world. At the end of this unit students will have a deeper understanding of global problems, and of the role that Bachelor of Arts students and graduates can play in addressing complex, multi-stakeholder, global challenges of today.