AIH108 - The Modern World: Globalisation and Fragmentation, the 1940s to the 21st Century


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




Incompatible with:

AIH109, AIH208, AIH408

Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided),

1 x 1-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided),

1 x 1-hour online seminar per week


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


From the Second World War to the financial crisis, Arab Spring and Fukushima earthquake of 2011, this unit will reveal the interconnectedness and unevenness of globalisation, the rise of new nations and social movements, including environmentalism and feminism, and the International and domestic ramifications of the Cold War. The unit also explores population growth and movements and their impact on land, sea and climate.

Unit Fee Information

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