Intercultural Meetings in a Global Perspective

Course

The purpose of the module is to achieve knowledge of cultural meetings  in a physical, virtual, global and national context. And to achieve knowledge of the connection between national and global relations. 

Possible Combinations

The course can be combined with 2 of the following courses:

Target Group

Exchange students from various faculties or programs of study who have been permitted to study at a university or a University College. The course is particularly suitable for students in the faculties of education, social sciences and humanities.

In order to participate, students must speak English at an advanced level (C level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)).

Purpose

The purpose of the module is:

  • to achieve knowledge of cultural meetings  in a physical, virtual, global and national  context
  • to achieve knowledge of the connection between national and global relations
  • to develop intercultural competences
  • to achieve knowledge of theories about culture and intercultural relations

 

Poul Kristensen International Coordinator
Solveig Gaarsmand Lecturer

Teaching Methods

All teaching and counselling is in oral and written English.

You will experience different teaching methods such as lectures, presentations, dialogue, interviewing, creating videos, debate, group work, independent studies, portfolio work and a project work at the end of the module.

Throughout the module, the teacher is available as a counsellor to facilitate understanding of the content and completing the assignments.

Conditions

In order to complete the module and obtain a certificate, the student has to:

  • Work with different tasks during the course.
  • Pass an oral exam based on a written synopsis about a relevant self-chosen topic within the frame of the module.

Course days and times will be stipulated in a timetable, which will be available for students at or before semester start.

Tuition Fee

Not applicable for EU/EEA-students and exchange students from partner institutions, all other students must pay. In this case, please send an e-mail to international@ucl.dk to learn more.

Learning Outcomes

The student will develop intercultural competences and achieve knowledge of theories about culture and intercultural relations by working with the following content:

  • Intercultural competences through theory and practical examples
  • The relation between politics, religion and trade
  • Citizenship
  • Globalisation from different perspectives
  • The impact of global organisations
  • Similarities and differences between people
  • Stereotypes and prejudices
  • Conflicts and conflict solving at a local and global le
  • Migration
  • Human rights

Examination

The exam will be an oral exam based on a written synopsis about a relevant self-chosen topic within the frame of the module.

The examination is an oral presentation of a written synopsis based on at least 3 of the module topics and dealing with a problem statement. The product must describe a practical and a theoretical elements relevant within your profession

You can write your module product and be examined individually or in a group as you choose.

Students will be awarded a grade from The Danish 7-point grading scale.

Information concerning admissions

+45 6318 3333

Application@ucl.dk

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