Intercultural Studies: Internationalism and Global Culture
Dublin City University
Area of Study
International Affairs, International Relations, International Studies, Multicultural Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
to introduce the concept of global culture and consider its relevance to our modern cultural experience; to analyse modes of international interaction between cultures and the potential benefits and problems arising out of it.
1. Distinguish the various strands of global interconnectivity i.e. economic, political and cultural and to identify the interaction between these sectors
2. Describe processes of modern global culture as a complex interconnectivity between local, national and global cultural influences.
3. Identify social and economic carrier groups of global culture and their localised features in different national contexts
4. Critically discuss various theoretical points of view as can be found in the literature in relation to the topic
5. To identify and research social phenomena in relation to their global interconnections, in particular in the areas of mobility, communication, popular culture and social movements
6. Co-operate with fellow students in identifying and pursuing individual research questions and presenting findings
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.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.