Contemporary Cultural Debates

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Contemporary Cultural Debates

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Intercultural Communications, Multicultural Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    The module offers an overall introduction to the field of Intercultural Studies and its relevance to the contemporary world. It aims above all at breadth of coverage, so that students from different programmes can see the overall reach and relevance of this discipline.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. identify the issues in contemporary society which are addressed by Intercultural Studies
    2. use the specialist vocabulary of intercultural studies
    3. evaluate the usefulness of a range of analytical tools in the analysis of real-world intercultural situations
    4. express his/her own position on intercultural issues which are subject to debate

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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