Checking date: 23/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Globalization: Economics, Politics and Society
Dual Bachelor in International Studies and Economics (Plan: 508 - Estudio: 328)


Department assigned to the subject: Social Sciences Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Research seminar that integrates knowledge, theoretical and methodological competences to the independent study of individual aspects of international relations and globalization by the students from an interdisciplinary perspective. Based on a specific project, students develop all steps of an interior pluridisciplinary research program under the guidance of the instructors: delimiting a field of research, identifying relevant litera and methodological framework, contrasting existing literature, approaches and results within the areas that study globalization relevant to their field, formulating research questions, hypotheses, gathering empirical information, sorting it, analyzing with the adequately chosen quantitative and/or qualitative literature and interpreting the results and their implication. This includes the presentation and discussion of the different steps in results in oral and written form. In each edition, five to seven key areas of research in globalization will be selected for study, and their outlines presented and discussed in class.
Learning activities and methodology
THEORETICAL PRACTICAL CLASSES Knowledge and concepts students must acquire. Student receive course notes and will have basic reference texts to facilitatefollowing the classes and carrying out follow up work.Students partake in exercises to resolve practical problems and participatein workshops and an evaluation tests, all geared towards acquiring the necessary capabilities.Subjects with 6 ECTS are 44 hours as a general rule/ 100% classroom instruction. TUTORING SESSIONS Individualized attendance (individual tutoring) or in-group (group tutoring) for students with a teacher. Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/ 100% on- site attendance. STUDENT INDIVIDUAL WORK OR GROUP WORK Subjects with 6 credits have 98 hours/0% on-site.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Extraordinary call: regulations

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.