The Making of a Global World

Module code: POPP 2409

Module description

This module provides an introduction to the history, composition and political economy of globalisation. This module examines:

  1. The historical, political and economic processes that have led to globalisation
  2. The financial deregulation that facilitated the globalisation process
  3. Globalising elements in the functions of multinational corporations, states, markets, ideology and culture
  4. Contemporary events and developments in the international and national spheres relevant to the globalisation process

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 40 hours (lecture/workshops across 2 semesters)
  • Tutorials: 10 hours


  • Critical review (1000 words): 20%
  • Essay (2000 words): 40%
  • Exam (60 mins): 40%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books