Global Studies

Global and Social Change

Connecting Global Issues and Local Experience

This course is designed for learners seeking to understand and critically engage with the complex dynamics that shape our world. Each session of the course focuses on different aspects of global change, including cultural, economic, technological, environmental, and political dimensions.

Through a critical approach that incorporates a wide range of perspectives, you will explore how these global phenomena interlink and impact societies worldwide.


  • Theories and drivers of change
  • Cultural identity in a globalized world
  • The impact of economic globalization
  • Political power and global governance
  • How technological change shapes societies
  • Environmental sustainability and global policies
  • Global migration
  • Transnational social movements
  • Education and social development
  • Prospects for a global ethic
  Registration Offer
This course is now open for registration. Register now and get 40% off the normal price of this course.
You will be registered for 12 months from the start of the course. The minimum time necessary to complete the course is 3 months.
  Course Delivery
Course materials such as videos, readings and tasks will be released over the period of your enrollment. Live online seminars are not part of the course content but may be made available as a bonus.
  Course Certificate
You will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I view the course material without taking the assignments?

You do not have to take the assignments at the end of the course, but there are tasks and exercises during the course that are essential to the learning process. You will need to complete these in order to progress.

How long does the course take?

If you go through the sessions week by week and complete everything as quickly as possible, the course will take around three months. However, we give you a year's registration in order to make sure that you have plenty of time.

What do I need to do for the course certificate?

There are two assignments at the end of the course. The first is a learning journal, which will be based on tasks and exercises that you have completed throughout the course. The second is an essay. Additionally, as a prerequisite, you must have successfully completed the accompanying social analysis mini-course.

Do I get feedback during the course?

Yes, you are able to engage with tutors and you will receive help and feedback where needed. We would also encourage you to engage with other learners on the course.
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