The UN, Global Governance and Diplomacy

Want to understand global issues and how individuals and nations can make a difference? This course is for you. Explore the past, present and future of global governance focusing on the United Nations system.
What will I learn?
  • Explore the role of the United Nations in the world today.
  • Examine how the UN and other global governance institutions shape and influence international relations.
  • Analyse how diplomatic efforts can promote international peace and security, and how and why these processes sometimes fail
What could this lead to?

This course is one of 4 subjects currently offered by the University of Wollongong. Students who have successfully completed the assessments can apply for entry into the Masters of International Studies at the University of Wollongong. It may also lead to a career in International Relations, Diplomacy, or International development and aid.

Prerequisites?

To learn this course you'll need access to the internet, a blog to record your activities and learning, and a Twitter account (or WikiEducator account and WENotes) to communicate with other students.


Course Code: UOWUNGlobalGov
Available: 14 March 2016
Duration: 6-9 weeks, 4-6 hours per week
Type: Full Course
Assessments: 30-40 hours spread over 3 assessments

Credentialing:
Course Credit: In some cases for students enrolling in a Masters of International Studies. Please contact the Faculty of Law, Humanities and Arts, University of Wollongong and and ask about Recognition of Prior Learning.
Credential: Could be part of the Masters of International Studies at the University of Wollongong.
Level: Postgraduate

Who are the developers:
Dr. Deborah Mayersen, Deborah Mayersen is an historian based at the University of Wollongong. Her research expertise is in comparative genocide studies, including the Armenian Read More
Dr Susan Engel, Susan is the Discipline Leader of Politics and International studies and she lectures in the areas development, international studies, global politics and international Read More
Who are the lead facilitators:
Dr. Deborah Mayersen, Deborah Mayersen is an historian based at the University of Wollongong. Her research expertise is in comparative genocide studies, including the Armenian Read More