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The Examinarium exam for this course has been moved to Moodle due to the coronavirus situation. Students can access and enrol onto the exam's Moodle page at https://moodle.helsinki.fi/course/view.php?id=38649. More information on the exam is available there.

12.12.2019 at 09:00 - 31.5.2020 at 15:00


Enrol for the exam in WebOodi. Then book your exam time and place in Examinarium.


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On the completion of the unit the student will have gained an introduction to the key themes, concepts and debates in the fields of globalization and global governance, developed their skills in the analysis of global events, processes and institutions and their abilities to apply theoretical concepts to a variety of issues in contemporary world politics.

Third period of the first year of studies

The course offers an introduction to key themes, concepts and debates in the fields of globalisation and global governance. It covers debates on the transformation of the international system and the emergence of the structures of global governance. These theoretical perspectives will also be applied to key contemporary events and processes in world politics.

- Axford, B. (2014), Theories of Globalization, London: Wiley.
- Robertson, R. (1992), Globalization: Social Theory and Global Culture, London: Sage.
- Sinclair, T. (2012), Global Governance. London: Polity

Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0=fail, 1=pass, 2=satisfactory, 3=good, 4=very good, 5=excellent)

The Faculty's Examinarium exams are replaced from 16 March with alternative arrangements until 31 May 2020 until further notice. Register for Examinarium in WebOodi and contact the teacher / check the course page for further instructions. (NOTE: do not register in Examinarium or reserve the room for the exam.)

Annual compulsory contact teaching and readings as specified by the teacher. In the case that there is not enough room in the course for students from other programmes, they will be given a literature exam.