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BCDP02-033: Introduction to Global Citizenship


This subject introduces students to the key questions around what it means to be a global citizen. While developing a global literacy, students will explore how their own actions contribute to situations of global significance. This awareness will be developed out to show the role that individuals, institutions, non-government organisations and government can play in improving outcomes for other people, communities, nations and the environment. Building on the capabilities approach to human development outlines by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, the subject encourages students to think critically about the most effective ways to address key problems facing the world today. At the same time, students will reflect on the importance of being attentive to cultural difference. The subject focuses on increasing a sense of individual agency for becoming a responsible citizen of the world.

Subject details

FacultyBond University College
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • University Preparation & Diploma
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $3,680
  • Commencing in 2020: $3,920

Learning outcomes

1. Analyse the impact of globalisation on society, culture, politics, economics and the business environment.
2. Investigate the real world issues involving globalisation.
3. Investigate what it means to be a global citizen in a globalising environment.
4. Analyse the debate for and against globalisation.
5. Conduct research using a variety of sources (statistical data, visual and textual sources, e-resources) across a range of disciplines, including but not limited to history, economics, politics and sociology.
6. Evaluate texts critically, analyse data to draw conclusions, select and use evidence to build logical and convincing arguments.

Enrolment requirements

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  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into a Bond College Diploma Program.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Withdraw – Financial?09/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?02/03/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?03/06/2019
Last enrolment26/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?08/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?29/06/2019
Teaching census?07/06/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start09/09/2019
Cancellation 1?23/09/2019
Cancellation 2?30/09/2019
Last enrolment22/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?26/10/2019
Teaching census?04/10/2019