Human Mobilities in the Contemporary World

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Human Mobilities in the Contemporary World

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Geography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes

    At the end of this module students will be able to:Demonstrate a therotically informed understanding of changing space/time relationships in the ?global village?; Demonstrate a critical understanding of global and local migration and its implications; Demonstrate and understanding of the link between tourism ? related travel and the?shrinking? world.

    Main Content

    Transport and the ?shrinking? world; Understanding of space/time relationships in the modern world; Migration and trans-national identities;Tourism and travel as a form of mobality ;Migration in the African Context;Travel and Transport in African Context.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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