Develop an understanding of what global citizenship might involve through the exploration of some of the key current, multidisciplinary, global issues and concerns.
Engage with the cultural and political challenges that come from global interactions.
Explore the fundamental issues of some of the key social, cultural and economic challenges facing the world today.
Investigate how to get involved in practical ways at local, national and international levels in ways that aim to make a positive difference in the world.
Debate three different areas of specific health, scientific and technological challenge.
As our world continues to face some grand challenges, how can we act as global citizens to create a fairer society for all?
Get an introduction to what global citizenship is, and what it means to be part of a global community, with this online course from the University of Bristol.
You’ll explore approaches to globalization and citizenship, and the opportunities and challenges that a global community creates.
You’ll learn about global inequalities in healthcare, science and technology, and the tensions between local and global issues.
Finally, you’ll find out what you can do to make an impact.
Citizenship: what does it entail and can it be global?
Equality and Difference: how should we approach global challenges?
Peace and Conflict: the challenges of global responses and responsibilities.
This course is aimed at anyone interested in globalization and citizenship, but may be of particular interest to students who are looking to develop their transferable skills for the workplace and general day-to-day life.