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EQ203 - Globalisation and Education

  • Module code: EQ203
  • Module name: Globalisation and Education
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

1) To develop a deeper understanding of globalisation as it applies to education 2) To critically examine trends towards the global spread of mass compulsory education 3) To focus on the global diversity of approaches to schooling 4) To provide a knowledge base within which students are able to compare and contrast different education systems

Principal learning outcomes

Students will develop an informed understanding of the nature of education in a global context and be able to compare and contrast education systems in different countries

Timetabled teaching activities

Three hours a week in Spring Term

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: EQ203-15)
B (Examination only) Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Education Studies (X35B) - Year 2
Optional Core


  • Undergraduate Language, Culture and Communication (X3Q5) - Year 2