Global Studies Consortium

Australian National University : Master of Globalisation

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Key features

The Master of Globalisation at ANU is the only degree of its type in Australia that allows you to focus your studies on globalisation. It offers you the opportunity to study an inter-disciplinary degree that encompasses politics and international relations, sociology, environmental studies, history, anthropology and economics. You will explore the nature and challenges of global affairs and the evolution and implications of globalisation. This will develop your understanding of the economic mechanics of globalisation and the political and social changes central to globalisation. Once you graduate, this degree will help you enter or further a career in government, international organisations, non-government organisations and multinational businesses.

Typical courses

  • Aid and development policy
  • Culture and development
  • Globalisation: Theories, debates, issues
  • History of globalisation
  • Human rights and human responsibility
  • International migration
  • Migration, refugees and development
  • The political economy of globalisation
Backgrounds of faculty

Dr. April R. Biccum, Lecturer International Relations, Convener

Core Course: Globalisation Theories Issues Debates


Professor John Ravenhill, International Relations

Core course: Globalisation: the Interaction of Politics and Economics


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Global Studies Consortium meeting participation:
  • Moscow 2013
  • Roskilde 2014