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LNDN HIST 3310 Syllabus

20th Century British History

This course surveys how Britain has responded to political, social, and cultural forces during the twentieth century. Topics include: changing perceptions about the role of the state; the decline of empire; the effect of two world wars; economic strategies; the development of multiculturalism; and the role of women with an emphasis on how the lives of ordinary British people have changed during the last century.

FLOR HIST 3325 Syllabus

A Cultural History of Florence from the Renaissance to Present

This course will introduce students to the cultural history of Florence from the Renaissance until the most recent cultural developments of the city between the 20th and 21st century, paying a particular attention to the Florentine attitude in such period towards tourists and foreign college students who each year decide to experience this unique city and its unique cultural environment.

FLOR HIST 3326 Syllabus

A Cultural History of Organized Crime: Italian vs. American Mafia

The aim of this course is to explain the reasons why the socio-criminal phenomenon of Mafia continues to self-reproduce after more than a century. Through a comparative study between the two societies where the mafia took roots, the course will analyze the history of the Mafia from three main perspectives: historical, political and sociological.

DBLN BUSN 3370 Syllabus

Accommodation and Facilities Management

The scope and optimization of accommodation and facilities management within the safety and legal constraints and responsibilities are developed in this module. The module also develops a systematic approach to the procedures involved in the security and safety of accommodation planning, design and maintenance. The learner is given an understanding of how to manage the physical plant so that they can work effectively as part of the facilities division team. Prerequisite of a tourism course.

DBLN BUSN 3360 Syllabus

Accounting Information for Managers

This module is designed to provide learners with an understanding of how management accounting plays an integral part in business organizations. It highlights the importance of costs and the driver of costs in the production, analysis and use of information for decision making in organizations. It provides competencies on how to analyze information on costs, volumes, and prices to take short-term decisions on products and services. Prerequisite of an accounting course.

DBLN LGLS 3321 Syllabus

Administrative Law

This course will provide the learner with a knowledge of the historical development of administrative law and judicial review. It will also develop within the learner an understanding of the sources of administrative law and judicial review and their interaction; provide the learner with an understanding of the main principles and rules of administrative law and judicial review; and provide the learner with an understanding of the practical operation of administrative law and judicial review. Prerequisite of a law course.

SHGH CHIN 3310 Syllabus

Advanced Chinese 3 Credit

This course is designed for advanced Chinese language learners who can use mandarin to communicate with people about most daily topics without much difficulty. By taking this course, students will be able to continue developing their mandarin levels in reading, writing, listening and speaking in a collaborative learning environment. Authentic materials will be used in class from time to time. A variety of topics are covered to help students understand more about Chinese culture and society while learning the language. Tasks will be given both in and out of class to create opportunities for students to use the language in real life situations.

SHGH CHIN 3311 Syllabus

Advanced Chinese 6 Credit

This course is designed for advanced Chinese language learners who can use mandarin to communicate with people about most daily topics without much difficulty. By taking this course, students will be able to continue developing their mandarin levels in reading, writing, listening and speaking in a collaborative learning environment. Authentic materials will be used in class from time to time. A variety of topics are covered to help students understand more about Chinese culture and society while learning the language. Tasks will be given both in and out of class to create opportunities for students to use the language in real life situations. All students will take a placement exam upon arrival to determine the appropriate level for them.

DBLN BUSN 3356 Syllabus

Advanced Financial Management

This course introduces topics appropriate to the strategic aspects of finance including the impact of risk on the organization and the various techniques to manage same; calculation of the cost of capital; corporate reorganization; corporate governance and the global financial environment. It provides the learner with the skills to evaluate complex investment situations. Prerequisite of two financial accounting courses.

FLOR ITAL 3340 Syllabus

Advanced Italian Language

This is a proficiency-based course designed for students who have already taken four semesters of Italian. The course is formed through a grammar in use approach to the Italian language and the development of language competencies (speaking and listening) as well as the expansion of the vocabulary. The lessons will be held in Italian and students will be required to participate actively, expressing their ideas and opinions during in-class activities such as readings and discussions of selected materials (including newspapers, magazines and videos), in-class reports, presentations and role-plays related to increasingly complex situations. Special attention will be paid to the improvement of the language in a socio-economic context. The etiquette of Italian letter writing, emails, workplace jargon, and business terminology will also be focused on. This course is 120 hours, taught at the University of Florence.

FLOR LITR 3323 Syllabus

Advanced Italian Literature and History

This combination of literature and history modules is taught in Italian at the University of Florence. It consists of two blocks of 12 lectures on Italian Literature, and one block of 12 lectures on the History of Italy. This course is for Advanced Italian Track students only.

DBLN LGLS 3322 Syllabus

Advanced Jurisprudence

This course will impart in the learner a holistic understanding of the concepts of radical Jurisprudence. It will develop a critical, argumentative and philosophical mindset in the learner; develop a critical filter of other law subjects in the light of their studies in Jurisprudence; and enhance learners' formal skills in developing argumentation. Prerequisite of an intro course on jurisprudence.

DBLN ARTS 3314 Syllabus

Advanced Photography

This course offers the student an advanced generic skills base in applied photography. The photographer will require a wide-ranging battery of skills and techniques if they are to fully contribute to the creative exploitation of the image. To this end, this course concentrates on the development and practice of these skills. Prerequisite of a photography course.

BSAS SPAN 2255 Syllabus

Advanced Spanish 1

By the end of the semester, students will be able to communicate information on autobiographical topics, as well as topics of community, national, or international interest. They will have a broad knowledge of a variety of vocabulary and will be able to in paragraph-length and discourse. They will not only be able to handle formal and informal exchanges on a variety of concrete topics but also on topics relating to events of current, public, and personal interest or individual relevance. They will have full ability to narrate and describe in all major time frames providing full and detailed account of facts.

BSAS SPAN 2266 Syllabus

Advanced Spanish 2

In this course, students will understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in their fields of specialization. They will be able to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Students will produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

SDNY COMM 3374 Syllabus

Advertising and Promotions

This course introduces students to the basic elements of marketing communications, including advertising, direct marketing communications, sales promotions, public relations and publicity, and personal selling. The concept of integrated marketing communication is introduced as an organizational tool and as a philosophy for campaign planning.

SDNY COMM 3373 Syllabus

Advertising and Society

This course introduces students to the linkages between advertising and society. It is premised on the belief that advertising helps shape human attitudes and behaviours, just as the latter two in turn help direct and shape advertising. The emphasis is however firmly on advertising as a shaping agent, how it influences individuals and societies, the dynamic nature of the relationship, and the impacts (both positive and negative) that advertising may have on individuals and societies. It takes a critical and dispassionate view of advertising, rather than a managerial or practitioner's view.

SDNY URBS 3345 Syllabus

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City - Sydney

This course traces Sydney's development from early Indigenous connections to Sydney as tribal country, the establishment of a colonial outpost of the British Empire, through to the thriving multi-cultural metropolis it is today. The course examines how the forces of colonization, migration, economic modernization, and globalization have affected the city and its inhabitants.

BCLA URBS 3345 Syllabus

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City: Barcelona

Cities around the world are striving to be "global": Barcelona, the capital of Catalunya, is one of the largest and most cosmopolitan cities in Spain. It is globally renowned for its art and architecture, possessing no fewer than nine UNESCO-designated world heritage sites, and has become a major destination for global tourism. This course examines the emergence of this elegant, creative city as Spain's gateway to the Mediterranean, and analyzes the role of population dynamics, industrial change and globalization in shaping the city and the lives of its inhabitants. The course traces the changing nature of Barcelona's relationship with the rest of Spain, Europe, and the wider world, and examines the major urban challenges facing the city today. Students will analyze the city's historical development, the impact of political repression under Franco and the city's emergence as a model for community participation and urban citizenship. Topics will include the interplay of urban, regional and national politics in shaping the cityscape; resurgent nationalism and innovations in art and architecture; the role of the 1992 Olympics as a catalyst for urban regeneration; the impacts of gentrification, tourism, and the recent economic crisis on the city and its inhabitants; and future scenarios of urban change. The course also aims to help students contextualize their travels and encounters in Barcelona, and to develop informed interpretations of their experiences, as well as enhance their understanding of recent Spanish and Catalan history, politics and society.

BSAS URBS 3345 Syllabus

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City: Buenos Aires

Cities around the world are striving to be global. Buenos Aires is one of the largest cities in Latin America and dominates Argentina's economic, political, social and cultural processes, exerting great influence over national and regional development. This course examines the emergence of this elegant, cosmopolitan city as Argentina's gateway to the world, the impact of rapid population growth and the influx of trans-national organizations into the city. Students will gain insights into the ways in which globalization has affected the city and its inhabitants; analyze the changing nature of Buenos Aires' relationship with the rest of the world; and examine the major urban challenges facing the city today. The course also aims to help students contextualize their travels and encounters in the city, and to develop informed interpretations of their experience, as well as enhancing their understanding of recent Argentine history, culture and society. Topics will include the legacy of Spanish colonization, transition to democracy and recent impacts of Argentina's debt crisis on the city as well as Buenos Aires' significance as a cultural hub.

DBLN URBS 3345 Syllabus

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City: Dublin

Cities around the world are striving to be global. This interdisciplinary course focuses on the physical, socio-economic, political and cultural development of Dublin through space and time. Before students explore the city chronologically they will examine ancient Ireland's globality in terms of its educational and religious influences, particularly on mainland Europe. Then, starting from the 1Oth C, students will re-trace the Viking city through to the city's current form that is characterized by urban sprawl, multiculturalism and its connection to Europe and the global economy. Much of the first half of the course will explore the creation of the colonial city (Georgian Dublin) and, following independence from Britain, the creation of the postcolonial city. Each of these phases in the city's morphology can be witnessed / read through an examination of the city's architecture, nomenclature, museums, art and in relation to the post-colonial city, oral histories, which requires an interdisciplinary tool-kit for city exploration and analysis.

FLOR URBS 3345 Syllabus

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City: Florence

This course analyzes the dynamics that shape the identity and urban landscape of Florence by applying both the notion of globalization and the socio-cultural forces at play in an interdisciplinary perspective and by making use of Florence as a research field.

LNDN URBS 3345 Syllabus

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City: London, Modernity, Empire, and Globalization

This interdisciplinary course focuses on the modern development of one of the world's most significant global cities in comparative context. It examines London's changing identity as a world city, with a particular emphasis on comparing the city's imperial, postcolonial, and transatlantic connections and the ways in which past and present, local and global intertwine in the capital.

DBLN COMM 3323 Syllabus

Applications Technology

The objectives of the module are to enable the learner to use industry standard digital editing software to organise and edit digital video and audio, utilising fully appropriate effects, corrective techniques and professional workflows. This course is competative, with only five spots in the class.

DBLN LGLS 3323 Syllabus

Arbitration

This course provides a board overview of the legal and practical aspects underpinning arbitration. Students will develop an understanding of the primary aim of arbitration being dispute resolution. The course inculcates within learners an ethos of facilitation of arbitration by encouraging the removal of obstacles, fostering an understanding of the United National Commission on International Trade Law. Prerequisite of two law courses.

BCLA ARTH 3319 Syllabus

Architectural History of Spain

BSAS ARTH 3310 Syllabus

Art and Politics in Latin America

This course considers artistic developments in Latin America, from early twentieth-century avant-garde movements to recent contemporary projects. With the understanding that the modern construct of Latin America encompasses an area of tremendous ethnic, racial, and linguistic diversity, we will survey a broad range of art practices throughout the Americas as well as major modern architectural projects in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela. Particular attention will be paid to cases in which artists and architects worked in the service of governmental regimes, as in Mexican muralism in the 1920s and the construction of Brasilia, a new national capital for Brazil, in the 1950s. We will also examine those cases in which artworks and artistic networks offered a means of challenging or subverting repressive policies. Beyond politics, this course focuses on the tensions of indigenous vs. cosmopolitan, urban vs. rural, rich vs. poor, and the international dialogues that have informed the production and reception of art and architecture in the region. Group and individual visits to museums are integral aspects of this course, so that we may consider the contributions of artists from Latin America to global modern and contemporary art.

SDNY ARTH 3311 Syllabus

Art Down Under - From the Dreamtime to the Present

This course provides an insight into many of the major movements and accomplishments that have occurred in Australian art. The major ideas and issues regarding Aboriginal art are introduced, focusing on the themes of tradition, identity and place. The course also investigates the influence and contribution to Australian art of feminism and multiculturalism.

LNDN ARTA/BUSN 3338 Syllabus

Arts Administration: The Creative Industries in a Digital World

This course will focus on the ways in which the Creative industries are structured, and how arts administrators successfully share creativity with the public and leverage the commercial opportunities of creative production. Key topics to be explored will include the arts as a business; managing financial imperatives and the artistic process; promoting and presenting cultural products. Case studies will be drawn from a variety of fields such as film, digital media, gaming, theatre, museums, and publishing, and students will have the opportunity to engage directly with practitioners successfully working in various fields of arts and culture and those managing the interface between creativity and business in London.

DBLN BUSN 3372 Syllabus

Audit and Assurance

This module focuses on the legal and regulatory environment of the assurance engagement and the professional and ethical considerations for the assurance provider. It also seeks to provide the learner with the ability to identify, analyze and conclude on an assurance engagement in the context of best practice. Prerequisite of two financial accounting courses.

SDNY FILM 2211 Syllabus

Australian Cinema - Representation and Identity

This course examines the rich history of Australian cinema and its attempt to describe a uniquely Australian identity. The course attempts to appreciate the historical context of Australian cinema from modes of production to distribution -- and investigates the notion of an Australian identity as it is expressed in some of the most significant films in the Australian tradition.

SDNY PSCI 3351 Syllabus

Australian Government and Politics in the Pacific Rim Context

This course examines the government and politics of Australia and Australian engagement in Asia by surveying similarities with and differences from the North American democratic model and by examining Australia's substantial and abiding interests in the Asian region. By the end of the course, students are aware of the magnitude of the influence that the Asia Pacific region has had on Australian foreign policy.

SDNY HIST 3314 Syllabus

Australian History: Aboriginal History to Colonization

Using contemporary issues in Australia - race, immigration, popular culture, gender, politics, foreign policy, and the environment - the course explains the historical origins of issues and provides critical analysis. This course looks back into Australia's past, asking and answering a series of questions to explain contemporary attitudes and events as part of an ongoing dialogue between the present and the past.

SDNY COLT 3312 Syllabus

Australian, Asian and Pacific Literatures

This course covers a wealth of literature from the Australian, Asian, and South Pacific region, from Australia's earliest colonial outback and horsemen stories to the city-focused cosmopolitanism of the 1980s, to the aboriginal literature of the 1990s, and in the 2000s, the contemporary Torres Strait and Polynesian literatures; reformulations of place that respond to both contemporary and traditional understandings of islands, archipelagoes, and identity.

FLOR ITAL 1101 Syllabus

Beginner Italian Language 1

This is an intensive course designed for students with no prior knowledge of Italian language to achieve the basics to communicate in everyday life. The teacher will explain the fundamental knowledge of grammar, phonetics, morphology and syntax using a functional-situational approach.

FLOR ITAL 1102 Syllabus

Beginner Italian Language 2

This is an intensive 65-hour course designed for students who have already taken one semester of Italian. The goal is to refine previously acquired linguistic skills and analyze the usage of new grammar structures.

FLOR ARTS 1103 Syllabus

Beginning Composition Drawing

This course introduces students to the fundamental approaches, techniques, and mediums of drawing while focusing on various aspects of the Renaissance city of Florence as subject matter.

FLOR ARTS 1105 Syllabus

Beginning Figurative Sculpture

Figurative sculpture is a basic studio course designed for beginners and intermediate students and explores the skills and techniques necessary to approach clay modeling.

FLOR ARTS 1106 Syllabus

Beginning Oil Painting

This introductory course is designed to examine the materials and techniques of this versatile medium within the framework of the Renaissance city of Florence.

FLOR ARTS 1104 Syllabus

Beginning Watercolor

This introductory course is structured to examine and apply the fundamentals of this unpredictable medium within the context of the Renaissance city of Florence.

DBLN BUSN 3343 Syllabus

Brand Management

The development and management of brands is a key marketing activity, central to the rest of the marketing strategy. This module aims to develop learner's knowledge of branding frameworks, strategies and brandings role within business and society. By the end of this module learners should fully appreciate the value of a brand to an organization. Prerequisite of a marketing course.

BCLA BUSN 3371 Syllabus

Business Ethics in the Global Market

The ethical landscape of business is constantly changing, and this course will examine those changes most effecting business: accelerating globalization, constant technological updates, proliferating of business scandals. This course is an analysis of how business and society interact through the study of consumerism, technology, and ethical and moral conviction. It is also an introduction to the concept of business ethics, an overview of major ethical issues that businesses face today, and a discussion of moral philosophy through an understanding of classical and contemporary ethical theories.

DBLN BUSN 3373 Syllabus

Business Finance

This module introduces the basics of Financial Management and their application in practice. The module focuses on the critical elements of financial decision making for organizations, including investment decisions, sources of finance, management of working capital and performance appraisal. Prerequisite of an accounting course.

DBLN BUSN 3374 Syllabus

Business Information Systems

This module is designed to progress learners' IT skills to a level where they are confident in their ability to use advanced tools to aid decision making as needed by managers. It also seeks to engender an appreciation of the importance of business information systems in the day to day workplace. Prerequisite of an IT course.

DBLN COMM 3318 Syllabus

Business Journalism

This module harnesses already acquired skills of news reporting and investigative journalism enabling the learner to produce detailed and investigative media content in the broad business journalism sphere. It builds the learners ability and proficiency in financial language through beginning the module with basic company reporting before deepening the learners understanding of the broad spectrum of financial journalism sectors.

DBLN BUSN 3376 Syllabus

Business Management

The objectives of this module are to provide learners with a clear understanding of the concepts and management functions of all businesses. To examine the environmental factors that influence management decisions. Furthermore this module enables learners to understand the role of management in managing people.

DBLN BUSN 3377 Syllabus

Business Mathematics for Hospitality Management

The main objective is to ensure that learners appreciate the importance of mathematics and statistics for successful decision making in the hospitality industry. Learners learn a range of mathematical skills applicable to the hospitality industry.

BSAS BUSN 3370 Syllabus

Business Planning

The business planning training course provides a foundation for developing a business idea and creating a business plan. Students will learn to address the key strategic, planning and budgetary issues. They will have the opportunity to review the initial stages of their plans using analytical and empiric data, which they collect. An introduction to financing options shall provide complementary knowledge.

LNDN SOCY/WNST 3353 Syllabus

Campaigners, Activists and Radicals: Gender and Citizenship in Modern Europe

This course analyzes women's claims for citizenship throughout the 20th century from a variety of European perspectives, and charts the ways in which women have adapted to and attempted to challenge the ideological, political, and material conditions of citizenship in 20th century Europe.

SDNY PSCI 3356 Syllabus

Campaigning for Change - Advocacy, Activism and Policy in the Digital Age

This course introduces students to theories and concepts of the relationship between civil society advocacy, policy and state institutions, and social change in the digital age. Students will engage with real world advocacy campaigns designed to exploit digital technology and tools to gain an understanding of the application of theory and concepts in this context. Local, national, and transnational case studies will be examined. Students will then learn to apply specific campaign strategies by creating a prototype campaign on a current issue of policy and social change.

LNDN PSYC 3352 Syllabus

Child Development in a British Context

This course investigates the aims and principles of developmental psychology as a scientific discipline, and describes the methods used to obtain knowledge about children and their development. Issues such as children's early attachments, the development of the self, the emergence of consciousness, and the role of play are examined, with an emphasis on the role of education and child care practices and policies in the UK in shaping children's development.

DBLN LGLS 3325 Syllabus

Child Law

This course will provide the learner with a detailed knowledge of the rules of child law from a constitutional, statutory and common law perspective; develop, in the learner, an understanding of the constitutional, statutory, common law and international law relating to children; provide the learner with knowledge of the rights of children at domestic and international levels; and provide the learner with an understanding of the practical operation of child law and children's rights. Prerequisite of a law course.

SHGH ECON 3368 Syllabus

China's Macroeconomic Impact

Since 1978 when China initiated economic reforms and opening up policies, the Chinese economy has been one of the fastest growing economies. China is now the world's second biggest economy, and the biggest exporter in commodities. On the other hand, China is also becoming one of the world's biggest energy importers and the biggest CO2 emitter. What are the impacts of China's rise on the global economy? What will other countries react to China's economic emergence? This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge of what has happened to China and its impacts on global economy in the last three decades. The course will offer in-depth discussion of Chinese macroeconomic development, industrial structure, trade pattern, economic imbalance, and its impact on the rest of the world economy, particularly on Asia, the US, and Africa.

SHGH ECON 3369 Syllabus

Chinese Economic Development from 1978 Onwards

This three credit course examines how China's economy has sustained rapid growth since 1978 when it embarked on economic reforms and opening up policies initiated by Mr. Deng Xiaoping. As a result of its size, dynamic growth, and continuing reform policies, China has achieved the status of 2nd largest economy in the world. The course examines the transition from planned to predominantly market economy in many sectors, looking at reforms, opening up and the involvement of Foreign Direct Investment and Joint-Venture cooperation with Western multi-nationals.

SHGH CULT 3341 Syllabus

Chinese Popular Culture

This course takes a multi-faceted and interdisciplinary look at contemporary popular culture in China. Our mission is to not only gain a better understanding of life and culture in China, but to experience it as well. In addition to studying an array of popular and academic sources, students will have the opportunity to witness the themes of the class first hand, in authentic cultural settings through various field trips. We will explore food culture, sports culture, trends in music, cultures of expression in physical and digital spaces, perspectives on celebrity and fandom in China, as well as the social factors surrounding new developments in dating culture. Additionally, where applicable, the class will examine what it means to be part of a sub-culture in China today.

DBLN FILM 3313 Syllabus

Cinema in Contemporary Ireland

This course provides a perspective on the history of Irish cinema, the contemporary experience, and focuses on films produced since the 1980s. The course examines the evolution of Ireland on film and the development of cinematic forms, styles and genres in light of the supposed emergence of an affluent, multicultural and liberal minded society. It will explore the works of well known filmmakers such as Neil Jordan and Jim Sheridan, as well as introducing students to the works of emerging directors. The course will explore the representation of the Irish and Ireland in Irish and American film, situating these within a cultural framework, past and present.

DBLN LGLS 3327 Syllabus

Commercial Law

Prerequisite of two law courses

DBLN ARTS 3315 Syllabus

Commercial Photography

Within the expanding PR and corporate fields the photographer must be able to work as a fundamental part of any image-forming team. The needs of the industry for fully trained, competent practitioners able to instigate and follow a designed brief are comprehensively addressed. A free brief element is also included, allowing participants to extend and specialize skills and experience. Prerequisite of digital photography course.

BSAS LGLS 3320 Syllabus

Common Law Institutions

This course explores the comparison of the main legal institutions and norms of different areas of the Argentinean private law (Contracts, Law of Property, Law regulating Damages, Trusts, Company Law, Bankruptcy Law, Civil Procedural Law) with the American/British common law system. This includes topics such as the US Common Law System, the legal profession, court systems, and law of contracts, trusts, property and torts.

LNDN HSCI 3120 Syllabus

Comparative Healthcare Systems

This course will introduce students to the healthcare system in the UK and the context within which it operates. It will start by looking at the introduction of the National Health System (NHS) in 1948 and take students through the key changes that have taken place right up to the present day. Drawing on a series of cases studies, students will be able to compare the UK model of healthcare with other healthcare systems such as in the USA, France, Sweden and/or from low and middle income countries. Students will explore a range of key concepts and themes in comparative healthcare from a multidisciplinary perspective. They will also develop critical appraisal skills to assess the quality of evidence used to support developments in healthcare policy and practice and help students to look critically at the role that governmental and non-governmental organisations play in healthcare.

SHGH THTR 3312 Syllabus

Comparative Studies of Eastern and Western Theater Cultures

Taking this course, students will have opportunities to watch the fantastic performance of traditional Chinese drama (Peking Opera, Kun Opera or Yue Opera) at downtown theatre as well as watching videos of Greek tragedies, Indian dramas and western modern plays (some western plays are shown in the style of traditional Chinese drama). After finishing this course, students would have a good understanding of the similarities and differences between Chinese and western drama, and acquire a special perspective to look at the intercultural communication between China and the rest of the world.

DBLN BUSN 3379 Syllabus

Conference and Events Management

This module is designed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the complexity and wide-ranging scope, role and purposes served by international events/conferences. It allows learners the opportunity to examine the key management systems and processes used in the field of conference and event management. The module deals with planning and designing an event/conference, including the management of resources, budgets and time and examines the economic, social and environmental impacts of international events on host communities/destinations. Learners analyse the role played by sponsorship, public relations and new multimedia technology used in marketing international events. Prerequisite of a tourism course.

DBLN COMM 3328 Syllabus

Conflict Reporting

This module aims to equip students with a background understanding of the role of media in covering both recent and historical conflicts. It will also encourage students to critically evaluate media coverage of conflicts and to be aware of the difficulties facing journalists attempting to reports conflicts in an objective manner.

DBLN BUSN 3380 Syllabus

Consumer Behavior

This module introduces learners to the principles and concepts of consumer behavior and develops skills in consumer analysis. The key focus of the module is to enable learners to appreciate the importance of consumers and to adopt a sophisticated approach to understanding their behavior, which essentially forms the basis of marketing strategy. The module also looks at the critical factors influencing consumer behavior and their impact on developing effective marketing strategies. Prerequisite of two marketing courses.

LNDN FILM 3311 Syllabus

Contemporary British Film

This course charts the development of British film during the period 1994-2012 through the critical study of key films, and examines the way that these films both emerge from and transform the earlier British cinema tradition.

SHGH FILM 3316 Syllabus

Contemporary Chinese Cinema

This is an introduction course of Chinese cinema since the end of the Cultural Revolution. It covers three major Chinese-language cinemas, Mainland Chinese cinema, Hong Kong cinema and Taiwan cinema. This course is a look at contemporary Chinese cinema as a visual art and to illustrate the ways in which it has been shaped by Chinese cultural, social and political traditions over the past three decades. Emphasizing on both film context and film texts, this course invites students to a broad cinematic analysis. In order to achieve such goals and inspire critical thinking, thirteen filmmakers and movies in diverse style and subject are carefully selected to cover a range of cultural, cross-cultural, intellectual, social, ethnic and political issues.

SHGH LITR 3311 Syllabus

Contemporary Chinese Literature

This course introduces students to contemporary Chinese literature produced after 1949, and particularly after the Cultural (1966-1976), by selecting literary works that are not widely taught outside China and that depict and directly affect life in China today.  China has made some of the most dramatic changes in its history during the last thirty years, and the literary works created after 1976 are equally meaningful and certainly rival, if not surpass, many works produced during the Republic. Through the magnifying lens of contemporary literature, the course closely examines the cultural, social and environmental concerns of this remarkably transformative period.

DBLN BUSN 3381 Syllabus

Contemporary Issues in Hospitality

This module is designed to provide learners with a diverse and current knowledge of the contemporary issues within the overall global tourism and hospitality sector. The module examines the contemporary issues in tourism and hospitality such as Health and Wellness Tourism, Crisis Management and Sustainability in Tourism and Hospitality. Learners investigate how the tourism sector is responding to such contemporary issues and will identify opportunities and challenges these issues may present. Prerequisite of a tourism course.

LNDN SOCY 3349 Syllabus

Contemporary Issues Through Service-Learning: The Social Dynamics of London

This is an interdisciplinary course with a sociological focus, as well as a unique opportunity to become directly involved in the realities of community engagement and grassroots politics through community service placements. It is designed to engage students in critical thought and reflection on urban inequalities in London while examining the historical, sociological, and political context of community service and social, economic, and political exclusion in the UK. This course is 6 credits.

FLOR FILM 3316 Syllabus

Contemporary Italian Cinema: Contemporary Italy on the Screen

This course introduces students to contemporary Italy's major issues like immigration, acceptance of diversity, relationships with politics, and racism through recently released films.

DBLN PSCI 2310 Syllabus

Contemporary Society and Political Systems

The objectives of this module are to have learners develop their thinking and analytical skills; build a habit of independent reading and inquiry into complex societal issues, both in a domestic and international context; be able to compare and contrast different opinions, interpretations and theories on contemporary political issues; and begin to generate independent academic views on societal issues. Students should have completed a first year politics or media course before taking this course.

LNDN ARTH 3313 Syllabus

Contemporary World Architecture: London

Investigating several of the most recognizable themes in contemporary architectural production - tall building, iconic building, historic preservation and sustainability - this class compares some of the most (in)famous buildings in London to examples across the globe. Through this class students simultaneously gain knowledge of contemporary architecture, discuss and debate the roles that a variety of individuals and institutions have had in writing that history, and take an active part in writing some of that history for themselves.

DBLN BUSN 3382 Syllabus

Corporate Finance

The purpose of this module is to provide learners with an understanding of how entities acquire resources, and allocate them among present and future activities and projects. The learner develops the knowledge and skills expected of a finance manager, in relation to finding and allocating capital to increase the wealth of the firm's shareholders. Prerequisite of a financial management course.

DBLN BUSN 3383 Syllabus

Corporate Governance and Accountability

The module assesses the importance of identifying, assessing, controlling and mitigating risk within the context of Corporate Governance. Learners also evaluate the objectives and importance of internal control systems. Learners gain an appreciation of corporate social responsibility and the risk it can create to an organization. Learners gain an insight into ethical decision making. Prerequisite of two courses in organizational management.

LNDN COMM 3322 Syllabus

Creative Connections: Advertising and Marketing in Britain

This course provides an understanding of the ways in which advertising is effectively planned to achieve the objectives set in the overall marketing plan, with reference to London as a global center for creative and production excellence and comparative analysis of British advertising methods and styles.

DBLN COMM 3310 Syllabus

Creative Writing

The Creative Writing module explores the nature of creativity itself and the complimentary processes of structuring, editing and presenting work in a wide variety of media and genres. Students will learn of the principle elements of dramatic narrative: conflict, character, contrast, movement, theme, dialogue, description and narration. The integrated approach of the course allows people to develop skills in the medium, or mediums, best suited to their talents, be it prose (short stories, novels), film, theatre or poetry. Just as different mediums require separate skills, individual genres such as crime, romance, fantasy and film-noir have their own imperatives, as have the categories of comedy writing and children's writing. The emphasis is on enabling students to fashion vibrant, individual writing styles.

DBLN LGLS 3326 Syllabus

Criminology

This course will provide the learner with: An appreciation of criminological theories and their operation in practice; An awareness that crime is a social construct which is impacted on the varying nature of society; A specific and detailed understanding of how crime is affected by different social and environmental factors; An ability to evaluate the various theories of punishment. Prerequisite of a law course.

FLOR PSYC 3320 Syllabus

Cross Cultural Psychology

This course introduces and explores the field of cross-cultural psychology through a focus on Italy. Aspects of cross-cultural analysis such as cultural influence on human behavior, attitudes, values, communication, and societal organization from the field of cross- cultural psychology are discussed.

SHGH COMM 3350 Syllabus

Cross-Cultural Communication

This course introduces basics of cross-cultural communication, including main theories of culture. The course lays out the effect of language, nonverbal language and cultural identity on communication. How people adjust in different cultures, their acculturation stages and strategy will be discussed. Based on this knowledge, the practice how to communicate effectively and appropriately between Chinese and foreigners are discussed, such as Sino-USA people, Sino-German, Sino-Japanese etc. This course will include case studies, games, role plays and movie watching.

BSAS FILM 3310 Syllabus

Cultural Identity and Multiculturalism in Contemporary Film

This class will examine the ways in which racial and ethnic differences have been visualized in the United States and Argentina. Students will study how Hollywood has created films that analyze issues of race and ethnicity in a multicultural United States and, in a comparative perspective, examine how independent filmmakers have portrayed ethnic relations in Argentina's social and economic reality of the 21st century.

BSAS COMM 3325 Syllabus

Current Issues in Latin American Journalism

Course description coming soon.

LNDN COMM 3327 Syllabus

Dateline London

The course is a practical and conceptual study of journalism within a U.K. and European context. Students will learn techniques for gathering and writing news, feature articles, blogs and tweets geared toward publication in print and online media.

LNDN LITR 3315 Syllabus

Detective Fiction: Crime and The City

This course addresses the development of the modern detective novel, British and American, from the late 19th century into the 21st. The focus of the course will be on cities as sites of criminal imagination, and on detectives as explorers of the city's hidden connections.

DBLN BUSN 3342 Syllabus

Digital Marketing

The primary objective of this module is to examine and explore the role and importance of digital marketing in today's rapidly changing business environment. It also focusses on how digital marketing can be utilized by organizations and how its effectiveness can be measured. Prerequisite of a marketing course.

DBLN ARTS 3312 Syllabus

Digital Photography

This module aims to develop learners' critical understanding as well as technical skills in digital photography with emphasis on photography's aesthetic and social contexts. Learners will explore the basic principles of digital photography including understanding input and output devices, the digital camera and the digital darkroom. Candidates who successfully complete this module will gain an understanding of the effective use of industry standard image manipulation software and the processes from image capture to manipulation and output. Practical assignments will provide opportunity to put the acquired knowledge into practice by undertaking guided and self-directed projects. This course is very competitive to get into - there are only 5 places.

BSAS ECON 3310 Syllabus

Economic Development in Latin America

The course analyzes the economic development of the region from a historical perspective, paying special attention to some recent events in the region and in Argentina. The students will learn a variety of concepts, which will enable them to comprehend economic cycles, economic growth and the way regions interact with one another. This framework will be used to approach the study of the way in which the economy of different Latin American countries has evolved.

BCLA EDUC 3351 Syllabus

Education in a Global Society

SHGH CHIN 1110 Syllabus

Elementary Chinese 3 Credit

This course is designed for elementary Chinese language learners who haven't learned Chinese before. By taking this course, students will be able to use simple expressions to communicate with native speakers in daily life. And they will grasp the pronunciation of Chinese, skillfully use Pinyin, and understand the basic grammar and structures in Chinese in a collaborative learning environment. Authentic materials will be used in class from time to time. A variety of topics are covered to help students understand more about Chinese culture and society while learning the language. Tasks will be given both in and out of class to create opportunities for students use the language in real life situations. In the semester, this course will meet three days a week for four hours in the morning for the first five weeks of the semester. If you wish to take Mandarin throughout the entire semester, we suggest taking the 6-credit option. In the summer, this course meets through the entire term.

SHGH CHIN 1111 Syllabus

Elementary Chinese 6 Credit

This course is designed for elementary Chinese language learners who haven't learned Chinese before. By taking this course, students will be able to use simple expressions to communicate with native speakers in daily life. And they will grasp the pronunciation of Chinese, skillfully use Pinyin, and understand the basic grammar and structures in Chinese in a collaborative learning environment. Authentic materials will be used in class from time to time. A variety of topics are covered to help students understand more about Chinese culture and society while learning the language. Tasks will be given both in and out of class to create opportunities for students use the language in real life situations.

BSAS SPAN 2211 Syllabus

Elementary Spanish 1

Students who will enter Spanish 1 have no real functional ability in the target language. During the course of the semester, they will practice the ability to exchange greetings, provide information about themselves, and name familiar objects from their immediate environment. The will also learn to elaborate and answer basic questions through the use of essential vocabulary. By the end of the semester, students will develop competence in the four skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) to handle a successful number of uncomplicated communicative tasks in social situations. They will develop the ability to have a conversation about personal information or everyday topics that affects them directly. They will be able to respond to simple direct questions and request information. In addition, they will be introduced to the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and its people.

BSAS SPAN 2222 Syllabus

Elementary Spanish 2

During the course of the semester, students will learn how to produce short sentences using different tenses and moods to be able to widen the quantity and quality of information that they can provide about themselves. Students will build on their previously developed knowledge of cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and its people. By the end of the semester, students will develop competence in the four skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) so that they can sustain concrete exchanges on predictable topics necessary for surviving in the target culture. In addition, they will be able to express personal meaning and discuss information related to self and family, daily activity, and immediate needs, but also personal preferences.

DBLN LGLS 3330 Syllabus

Employment Law

This course will teach students the concept of employment law, its origins and its social and economic influences. Students will examine the implications of current employment law practices in the light of recent court decisions and gain the ability to assess the curent influences of the European Union on Irish law. Prerequisite of a law course. Runs at night only.

DBLN BUSN 3384 Syllabus

Enterprise and Innovation

Learning about enterprise and innovation focuses mainly on how the learner learns rather than what they learn. The objective is to develop in each learner a set of generic transferable enterprise skills that enable the learner to succeed in the changing business environment that they will be entering. The focus of this module is on action by doing. The aim is to give support to the development of learners' entrepreneurial behavior and encourage the creation and generation of business opportunities. This is an advanced business course.

LNDN COMM 3321 Syllabus

Ethics in the Media

This course addresses the principal ethical issues facing print and broadcast journalism that arise almost daily in media coverage of matters of public controversy, such as crime, war, and privacy. Problems of regulation and codes of practice are also examined alongside London's global importance as a media hub and the distinctive media culture of the UK.

LNDN PSCI 3352 Syllabus

European Government and Politics

This interdisciplinary course examines the cultural, political, and economic factors that have shaped modern Europe and traces the history of Europe as a cultural and political idea. It also investigates the various processes that have made Europe such a distinctive, dynamic, and highly varied region and analyzes the historical roots of current tensions between - and within - the nation-states of Europe, such as ethnic nationalism and imperial competition.

DBLN LGLS 3352 Syllabus

Family Law

This course will provide the learner with an understanding of the nature of family law in Ireland, having regard to both the constitutional foundation and statutory framework. Students will learn the core elements of family law, including the fundamental rights and duties of the state, the family unit, and the idividual. Prerequisite of a law course.

DBLN FILM 3312 Syllabus

Film Studies

The course is intended to address the ways in which the film text is intermeshed with a whole set of economic, technological, social and cultural practices. It provides a theoretical grounding not just in critiquing film texts but also shed light on the development of film as an industry and technology, the role which government and state have played in relation to film production and exhibition, as well as the larger socio-cultural context in which film is made and received.

DBLN BUSN 3385 Syllabus

Finance and Revenue Management for Hospitality Managers

This module introduces Financial Management and its application in practice. The module focuses on the critical elements of financial decision making for organizations, including investment decisions, sources of finance, management of working capital and performance appraisal. The emphasis is on the practical application of theory to the leisure environment so that graduates can draw on their academic studies to inform their own practice. Prerequisite of an accounting course.

DBLN BUSN 3386 Syllabus

Finance and Wealth Management

The objective of this module is to develop the knowledge and skills expected of a finance manager in relation to investment and financing decisions. This module provides the learner with skills to explore the financial environment in which an entity and its managers must operate, assess capital investment situations as well as an understanding of the various methods that can be used to finance capital investments. This module aims to demonstrate the importance of working capital management and the tools to manage it. It also provides the learner with the means to manage personal wealth and pension planning. Prerequisite of one year of financial accounting.

DBLN BUSN 3378 Syllabus

Financial Management

This module introduces Financial Management and its application in practice. The module focuses on the critical elements of financial decision-making for organisations, including investment decisions, sources of finance, management of working capital and performance appraisal.

FLOR LITR 3315 Syllabus

Florence and The Florentine in the Divine Comedy and Decameron

The course will introduce students to the Florentine literary world, focusing on great masterpieces (in English translation) from the 14th to the 16th century. A multidisciplinary approach, dealing with social, political, historical and philosophical implications will provide further understanding by placing Dante's Vita Nuova and Comedy, Boccaccio's Decameron, and Machiavelli's The Prince in a comprehensive cultural context where special emphasis will be given to the impact that the Medieval/Renaissance city of Florence had in their writing.

DBLN BUSN 3388 Syllabus

Food and Beverage Management

The key operational and management principles and procedures involved in an effective food and beverage control system are addressed in this module. It provides an in-depth insight into the operating budget, menu management, menu pricing, purchasing and supplier selection, labor cost-control, and the successful management of service quality.

SDNY SOCY 3355 Syllabus

Gender, Culture and Society

This course explores a range of theories and debates that surround the issue of gender in both local and international contexts. Students will be introduced to key concepts and ideas that have been applied to the study of gendered identity, and will use these to critically analyze gendered identity in both Australia and the United States. Weekly seminars will utilize historical and contemporary case studies to facilitate and understanding of how and why gender is such a critical element of past and present identity politics.

BCLA PSCI 3360 Syllabus

Global Environmental Politics: Balancing Human and Ecological Welfare

Human activity is responsible for many environmental issues facing the international community today. This class will explore these core environmental issues, with a special focus on their relation to biodiversity loss and climate change. It seeks to analyze the roles of states, international organizations, multinational corporations and civil society in the causation and solution process of environmental degradation while at the same time discussing some of the philosophical/ethical aspects of these issues. The underlying goal is to evaluate the effectiveness of global environmental governance and how it attempts to balance national, economic and corporate interests with global environmental welfare.

BCLA INTP 3347 Syllabus

Global Internship Program

FLOR INTP 3347 Syllabus

Global Internship Program

This course is a forum for students to contextualize and discuss the wider significance of internship activities, therefore a variety of teaching and learning activities is used, for example: lecture, discussion, presentations, and workshops. Above all, the classroom sessions give students the unique opportunity to listen to individual experience, compare and contrast activities with others, and consider the experience in terms of personal and cultural development.

DBLN INTP 3347 Syllabus

Global Internship Program (3 credits)

The Global Internship Program (GIP) is a unique and innovative opportunity for students to combine their placement experience with a weekly in-class educational and mentoring experience, which aims to develop students personal and professional skills while earning academic credit. The GIP fits in with CAPA's philosophy and practice of Globally Networked Learning (GNL), whereby students can learn about the social and cultural context of their internship placement and the host region and country, as well as other GIP themes, through comparative global analysis.

DBLN INTP 3348 Syllabus

Global Internship Program (6 credits)

The Global Internship Program (GIP) is a unique and innovative opportunity for students to combine their placement experience with a weekly in-class educational and mentoring experience, which aims to develop students personal and professional skills while earning academic credit. The GIP fits in with CAPA's philosophy and practice of Globally Networked Learning (GNL), whereby students can learn about the social and cultural context of their internship placement and the host region and country, as well as other GIP themes, through comparative global analysis.

SDNY INTP 3347 Syllabus

Global Internship Program - Sydney 3 Credits

This course is a unique academic experience that provides students with the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work organizations in a cross-cultural context. It also creates a framework for personal reflection on issues related to professional development, using the internship experience as a vehicle for students to contextualize and discuss the wider significance of internship activities.

SDNY INTP 3348 Syllabus

Global Internship Program - Sydney 6 Credits

This course is a unique academic experience that provides students with the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work organizations in a cross-cultural context. It also creates a framework for personal reflection on issues related to professional development, using the internship experience as a vehicle for students to contextualize and discuss the wider significance of internship activities.

BSAS INTP 3347 Syllabus

Global Internship Program 3 credit

This course is a unique academic experience that provides students with the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work organizations in a cross-cultural context. It also creates a framework for personal reflection on issues related to professional development, using the internship experience as a vehicle for students to contextualize and discuss the wider significance of internship activities. Advanced Spanish language is required for an internship.

BSAS INTP 3348 Syllabus

Global Internship Program 6 credit

This course is a unique academic experience that provides students with the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work organizations in a cross-cultural context. It also creates a framework for personal reflection on issues related to professional development, using the internship experience as a vehicle for students to contextualize and discuss the wider significance of internship activities. Advanced Spanish language is required for an internship.

SHGH INTP 3347 Syllabus

Global Internship Program, Shanghai 3 Credit

The Global Internship Program is a unique educational experience that gives students the opportunity to apply classroom learning to workplace experience and the social environment of the host culture whilst earning academic credit. The course is a forum for students to contextualize and discuss the wider significance of internship activities and to consider ways in which those activities connect with the wider context of Shanghai and China generally. The focus is to place the internship experience in the context of the Chinese workplace by examining various themes connected with that and with life and work in Shanghai.

SHGH INTP 3348 Syllabus

Global Internship Program, Shanghai 6 Credit

The Global Internship Program is a unique educational experience that gives students the opportunity to apply classroom learning to workplace experience and the social environment of the host culture whilst earning academic credit. The course is a forum for students to contextualize and discuss the wider significance of internship activities and to consider ways in which those activities connect with the wider context of Shanghai and China generally. The focus is to place the internship experience in the context of the Chinese workplace by examining various themes connected with that and with life and work in Shanghai.

LNDN INTP 3347 Syllabus

Global Internship Program: London (3 credits)

This course is a unique academic experience that provides students with the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work organizations in a cross-cultural context. It also creates a framework for personal reflection on issues related to professional development, using the internship experience as a vehicle for students to contextualize and discuss the wider significance of internship activities.

LNDN INTP 3348 Syllabus

Global Internship Program: London (6 credits)

This course is a unique academic experience that provides students with the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work organizations in a cross-cultural context. It also creates a framework for personal reflection on issues related to professional development, using the internship experience as a vehicle for students to contextualize and discuss the wider significance of internship activities.

BCLA BUSN 3372 Syllabus

Global Marketing

This course will provide the basic knowledge of global marketing focusing on the impact of environment on the firm strategy, the development and implementation of a global marketing strategy and the understanding of consumer behaviour management in a global strategy. Case studies applied to worldwide business contexts as well as more specific European contexts will provide concrete illustrations for the students.

LNDN HSCI/HIST 3121 Syllabus

Global Perspective on Nursing and Midwifery History

The course will focus on major influences in the development of nursing practice from the perspectives of medical, nursing and midwifery history. Case studies will be drawn from London, the UK and continental Europe, with comparative perspectives from the rest of the world where appropriate. Topics will include the impacts of social change, evolving attitudes to care, and the role of the Enlightenment, French Revolution and American Independence, as well as the transition from Agrarian to Industrial Society in shaping cultures and practices of nursing care. The course will also consider the specific contributions made by Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Mrs Bedford-Fenwick to nursing practice. The course will examine the ways in which religion, philosophy, ethics, law, sociology and economics have affected clinical practice and their influence on the professional role and practice of nurses and midwives. Students will be encouraged to reflect on the historical changes that have had a particular impact on patients, their families and the wider public.

LNDN INTR/PSCI 3355 Syllabus

Global Perspectives on Human Rights in Action

The notion of human rights has become central to global politics today. It is not a single subject but a broad field of potential investigation: this intensive seminar provides a multi-disciplinary introduction to the topic, critically examining the politics of human rights, their contentious nature and uneven global implementation. Throughout, the focus will be on practical issues and the contested politics of human rights in action through a range of topical case studies. Students will evaluate key debates about the politics and morality of human rights, analyze and explore the theoretical foundations of human rights concepts and topical issues relating to human rights from a variety of global, regional and local perspectives. The course critically examines the history and development of concepts of human rights and the philosophies underpinning them, as well as current frameworks of international human rights law and the relationship among current debates in human rights, political power and social injustice. Topics to be covered will include human rights and international relations; humanitarian intervention and the responsibility to protect; postcolonial and feminist critiques of human rights; the intersection of human rights with gender, sexuality, ethnicity and class; the relationship between human and civil rights; women's, children's and indigenous peoples'; rights; and the practical implementation and enforcement of human rights.

SHGH BUSN 3378 Syllabus

Global Workforce Management

This course provides an integrative framework for understanding the business and legal challenges that are associated with effective workforce management around the world.  As more and more companies try to leverage the benefits of a global labour market, it is critical to understand the challenges that managers must deal with as they try to coordinate work practices across country settings and prepare individuals for global assignments.  Toward that end, we will examine how international labour markets compare in terms of labour costs, labour supply, workplace culture, and employment law.

BSAS BUSN 3378 Syllabus

Global Workforce Management

This course provides an integrative framework for understanding the business and legal challenges that are associated with effective workforce management around the world. As more and more companies try to leverage the benefits of a global labour market, it is critical to understand the challenges that managers must deal with as they try to coordinate work practices across country settings and prepare individuals for global assignments. Toward that end, we will examine how international labour markets compare in terms of labour costs, labour supply, workplace culture, and employment law. High-profile news events from developed and emerging economies will be used to illustrate the complex cultural and regulatory environment that multinational firms face in such areas as talent management, performance management, offshore outsourcing, downsizing and industrial relations.  The last segment will focus on the individual and organizational factors that promote successful global assignments.

FLOR BUSN 3378 Syllabus

Global Workforce Management

This course provides an integrative framework for understanding the business and legal challenges that are associated with effective workforce management around the world.

LNDN BUSN 3378 Syllabus

Global Workforce Management

This course provides an integrative framework for understanding the business and legal challenges that are associated with effective workforce management around the world.

SDNY BUSN 3378 Syllabus

Global Workforce Management

This course provides an integrative framework for understanding the business and legal challenges that are associated with effective workforce management around the world.  As more and more companies try to leverage the benefits of a global labor market, it is critical to understand the challenges that managers must deal with as they try to coordinate work practices across country settings and prepare individuals for global assignments.

SHGH URBS 3345 Syllabus

Globalization and Urbanization

Today, the world is an urban place - more than half of the world's population lives in towns and cities. It is especially important to understand urban development in developing countries, where the great bulk of urban growth is now taking place. This course examines China's urbanization in the past six decades, including its processes, forces and problems. Since the second half of the 20th century, China has undergone unprecedented urban transformation that in turn is changing the landscape of this most populous country. This course introduces students to the recent literature on the immense urban transformation and offers a critical understanding of China's urbanization, social-spatial restructuring and urban problems.

DBLN ARTH 3312 Syllabus

History of Art and Photography

This course will aim at a deeper knowledge of the history of photography and art and provides an understanding of the relationship of photography within the visual arts, including film. The students will be able to critically evaluate the interrelationship of the visual arts and contextualize their own work within the broader canvas of contemporary lens based art forms by different social and environmental factors.

FLOR ARTH 3310 Syllabus

History of Italian Art from Antiquity to Baroque

Using Florence as a classroom, this course introduces students to a broad range of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the great projects of the end of the Roman Empire to a special focus on major works of the end of the Renaissance.

DBLN COMM 2336 Syllabus

History of the Media

This course offers analysis of the evolution of human communication. It introduces key events and epochs in the history of human communications. The impact of key changes in communications media is examined starting from the earliest known forms of media, through to the invention of the printing press, the emergence of a literate reading public, the development of newspapers, the inventions of radio, film and television, and into the digital age.

DBLN BUSN 3389 Syllabus

Hospitality Operations

This module focuses on health and safety issues and food production skills relevant to the International Hospitality sector. It introduces the learners to the fundamental principles of health and safety practices within a hospitality context. It gives the learners the opportunity to acquire knowledge that will assist them during the industry placement and also their future careers. It also introduces them to the principles of food production in a practically oriented training environment.

DBLN BUSN 3390 Syllabus

Human Resource Management

This module aims to introduce learners to the main areas that an employer should, or in most cases, are legally obliged to attend to with regard to the employment and management of people. It examines processes, practices, and procedures associated with HRM management and administration. Prerequisite of a management course.

SDNY ANTH 3354 Syllabus

Indigenous People and Modernity

This course explores the implications of modernity for Indigenous peoples of the planet, in particular the impact of colonization, the contribution of rights frameworks in enhancing the wellbeing of Indigenous peoples, and approaches to development for non-urban Indigenous communities using Aboriginal Australia, the oldest living culture on the planet, as the case study. Students undertake their own research into the condition of Native Americans and compare the two case studies.

DBLN BUSN 3341 Syllabus

Information Technology Skills

The objectives of this module are, to outline the role of IT and IS processes so as to enable business learners to understand their importance and to show how they can be effectively utilised to the benefit of an organisation. The module also seeks to enable the learners to develop practical IT skills which are an essential component of the modern business environment. Finally it seeks to develop the learners' understanding of general IT concepts to see how they can be used in the business world.

DBLN LGLS 3334 Syllabus

Intellectual Property Law

Prerequisite of a law course

BSAS INTR 3321 Syllabus

Inter-American Human Rights System

The course examines in depth the system of protection of human rights in the Americas, centering on the protection of the individual, but also analyzing the effects of the same in the strengthening of democratic institutions and the rule of law in the hemisphere. The course will be divided in three parts. The first part of the course will study the foundations of International Human Rights Law, as an introduction. The second part will examine the practice and procedure of the Inter-American Human Rights System; including a practical hands-on training that will enable students to engage in real cases if they so wish. Finally, the third part of the course will expose students to the main developments of this regional system's jurisprudence.

SDNY COMM 3353 Syllabus

Intercultural Communication: Theories, Practice and Factors

This course is designed to increase awareness and appreciation for the complexity of intercultural communication skills in everyday situations. It offers a critical perspective on current theory and research in intercultural communication. The course also explores applied perspectives, particularly on cross-cultural communication in workplace interactions.

BCLA BUSN 3370 Syllabus

Intercultural Management

This course is designed to introduce students to concepts and fundamentals of international management. The course will consider aspects of management within an international and culturally complex environment, while considering the business influences within the global workplace.

SHGH CHIN 2210 Syllabus

Intermediate Chinese 3 Credit

This course is designed for intermediate Chinese language learners who can use Mandarin to have basic daily conversations. By taking this course, students will be able to continue developing their Mandarin levels in reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in a collaborative learning environment. Authentic materials will be used in class from time to time. A variety of topics are covered to help students understand more about Chinese culture and society while learning the language. Tasks will be given both in and out of class to create opportunities for students to use the language in real life situations. All students will take a language placement test upon arrival to determine the appropriate level for them.

SHGH CHIN 2211 Syllabus

Intermediate Chinese 6 Credit

This course is designed for intermediate Chinese language learners who can use Mandarin to have basic daily conversations. By taking this course, students will be able to continue developing their Mandarin levels in reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in a collaborative learning environment. Authentic materials will be used in class from time to time. A variety of topics are covered to help students understand more about Chinese culture and society while learning the language. Tasks will be given both in and out of class to create opportunities for students to use the language in real life situations. All students will take a placement exam upon arrival to determine the appropriate level for them.

FLOR ITAL 2201 Syllabus

Intermediate Italian Language 1

This is an intensive 65-hour course for students who have already taken two semesters of Italian. The goal is to develop skills in understanding and speaking everyday Italian in different common situations.

FLOR ITAL 2202 Syllabus

Intermediate Italian Language 2

This is an intensive 65-hour course for students who have already taken three semesters of Italian. The goal is to develop skills in understanding and speaking Italian in different common situations, but at a higher level.

BSAS SPAN 2233 Syllabus

Intermediate Spanish 1

During the course of the semester, students will improve the four skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) through reading activities, compositions assignments, and short films. Students will expand their knowledge of cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and its people. By the end of the semester, students will be able to handle a substantial number of communicative tasks most of the time. They will develop the ability to narrate and describe in all major frames using connecting discourse of paragraph length. They will have learned to sustain successfully social interaction requiring a basic exchange of information related to their work, school, recreation, particular interests and areas of competence.

BSAS SPAN 2244 Syllabus

Intermediate Spanish 2

By the end of the semester, students will have developed the ability to create with the language when talking about familiar topics related to everyday life. They will be able to recombine learned material to express personal meaning. They will have solidified their ability to produce sentence-level language ranging from discrete sentences to a string of sentences, most of the time using different time frames. Students will expand their knowledge of cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and its people.

BSAS LGLS 3322 Syllabus

International Arbitration

This course on has been designed to meet the complex needs of practicing attorneys and advanced Law students, from a range of backgrounds, interested in gaining first-hand knowledge and practical tools in the field of international arbitration, specially related to international treaties and arbitration practice. It features a practical approach, the use of the case-method, continuing assessment through in-class questions, quizzes and a final exam.

DBLN BUSN 3334 Syllabus

International Business Environment

This module is designed to consolidate the students' understanding of the dynamic environment in which international businesses operate today. This module focuses on the nature and importance of international political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, legal and environmental factors to businesses. It builds upon the learner's knowledge of the nature of business environments and their consequences for organizations. Prerequisite of two management courses.

BSAS BLAW 3310 Syllabus

International Business Transactions

The course aims at providing first-hand knowledge and practical tools in the field international business transactions, with a focus on international sales of goods under Vienna 80. Topics include: international sales of good, international jurisdiction, contractual freedom, formation of contracts, obligations of buyers and sellers, and breach of contract.

FLOR EDUC 3305 Syllabus

International Comparative Studies of Issues Impacting Education Systems

The course provides students with an introduction to the school system in their study location and that of the other CAPA study location. There will then be opportunities to compare it to the American system and to other learning communities in the world to better understand how they reflect and perpetuate the cultural values and identity of a country. Students will explore current educational issues from an intercultural perspective and develop their own informed views. At the end of the course students are expected to have acquired a basic knowledge and understanding about the structure and content of contemporary school systems and a capacity to use this knowledge for cross-national comparisons. The insights gained will allow students to consider a key question: how can we all contribute to the school of the future? This course is designed as a CAPA Globally Networked Programme (GNL) connecting CAPA students in different study locations in order to examine issues from a transnational perspective. It will provide a unique opportunity to broaden critical understanding of the role of school system in the identity building process at an individual, social, political and national level. Through collaborative and comparative learning processes in both local environments and transnational communities, students will develop a deeper understanding of the role of school system in shaping values, societies and cultures.

LNDN EDUC 3305 Syllabus

International Comparative Studies of Issues Impacting Education Systems

The course provides students with an introduction to the school system in their study location and that of the other CAPA study location. There will then be opportunities to compare it to the American system and to other learning communities in the world to better understand how they reflect and perpetuate the cultural values and identity of a country. Students will explore current educational issues from an intercultural perspective and develop their own informed views. At the end of the course students are expected to have acquired a basic knowledge and understanding about the structure and content of contemporary school systems and a capacity to use this knowledge for cross-national comparisons. The insights gained will allow students to consider a key question: how can we all contribute to the school of the future? This course is designed as a CAPA Globally Networked Programme (GNL) connecting CAPA students in different study locations in order to examine issues from a transnational perspective. It will provide a unique opportunity to broaden critical understanding of the role of school system in the identity building process at an individual, social, political and national level. Through collaborative and comparative learning processes in both local environments and transnational communities, students will develop a deeper understanding of the role of school system in shaping values, societies and cultures.

DBLN BUSN 3392 Syllabus

International Corporate Reporting

This module is designed to give learners a thorough grounding in the practical and theoretical aspects of financial reporting at an advanced level. The aims of the module are to enable the learner to analyze and evaluate financial statements of both individual and group entities and to develop the learner's critical understanding of the current issues in financial reporting, including the professional and ethical duties of an accountant. Prerequisite of two financial reporting courses.

BSAS INTR 3320 Syllabus

International Development Cooperation in Latin America

This course will explore development cooperation in an international context, focusing as much as possible on Latin America. It will describe chosen development challenges faced by the international community, and the actors working on reducing social and economic disparities. The class will use a variety of examples, including guest-speakers from the development professions, and insist on exchange of opinions.

SHGH BUSN 3376 Syllabus

International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

Students will study how theories, research, and current issues in the field of organisational behaviour apply in the context of the international workplace. This course will focus on the international application of core management theories and strategies, and will be based on interdisciplinary research, from fields including psychology, sociology, economics, political science and anthropology. Students will be expected to increase their understanding of human behaviour within the setting of a global work environment, and across a variety of historical and current issues. Students will also be expected to reflect critically on how theoretical frameworks can be applied and developed within the organizational setting.

BSAS BUSN 3376 Syllabus

International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

Students will study how theories, research, and current issues in the field of organisational behaviour apply in the context of the international workplace. This course will focus on the international application of core management theories and strategies, and will be based on interdisciplinary research, from fields including psychology, sociology, economics, political science and anthropology. Students will be expected to increase their understanding of human behaviour within the setting of a global work environment, and across a variety of historical and current issues. Students will also be expected to reflect critically on how theoretical frameworks can be applied and developed within the organizational setting.

FLOR BUSN 3376 Syllabus

International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

Students will study how theories, research, and current issues in the field of organizational behavior apply in the context of the international workplace.

LNDN BUSN 3376 Syllabus

International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

Students will study how theories, research, and current issues in the field of organizational behavior apply in the context of the international workplace.

SDNY BUSN 3376 Syllabus

International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

Students will study how theories, research, and current issues in the field of organizational behavior apply in the context of the international workplace. This course will focus on the international application of core management theories and strategies, and will be based on interdisciplinary research, from fields including psychology, sociology, economics, political science and anthropology.

SHGH BUSN 3374 Syllabus

International Economics

The International Economics module provides an understanding of the key economic issues in the global business environment.  The course provides an understanding of how global businesses are impacted by real world developments in economics, politics and finance.  The business environment is dynamic in nature. The course coverage is therefore updated periodically to include current real world evidence as well as recent academic and empirical findings.  The five broad topics covered in the course are: Globalisation, Country Differences, Cross-Border Trade and Investment, the Global Monetary System, and Competing in a Global Market Place.

BSAS BUSN 3374 Syllabus

International Economics

The International Economics module provides an understanding of the key economic issues in the global business environment. The course provides an understanding of how global businesses are impacted by real world developments in economics, politics and finance.  The business environment is dynamic in nature.  The course coverage is therefore updated periodically to include current real world evidence as well as recent academic and empirical findings. The five broad topics covered in the course are: Globalisation, Country Differences, Cross-Border Trade & Investment, the Global Monetary System, and Competing in a Global Market Place.

FLOR BUSN 3374 Syllabus

International Economics

The course provides an understanding of the key economic issues in the global business environment and an understanding of how global businesses are impacted by real world developments in economics, politics and finance. The five broad topics covered in the course are: Globalization, Country Differences, Cross-Border Trade & Investment, the Global Monetary System, and Competing in a Global Market Place.

LNDN BUSN 3374 Syllabus

International Economics

The International Economics module provides an understanding of the key economic issues in the global business environment and an understanding of how global businesses are impacted by real world developments in economics, politics and finance.

SDNY BUSN 3374 Syllabus

International Economics

This course provides an understanding of the key economic issues in the global business environment and an understanding of how global businesses are impacted by real world developments in economics, politics and finance. The business environment is dynamic in nature.  The course coverage is therefore updated periodically to include current real world evidence as well as recent academic and empirical findings.

SHGH BUSN 3373 Syllabus

International Finance

In a globally integrated world, it has become imperative to trade, invest and conduct business operations internationally. The course exposes the students to the opportunities and risks associated with international finance.  As the world has become more integrated due to deregulation of financial markets, product innovation and technology, capital markets have kept pace with this integration.  The study of international finance has therefore become essential and builds upon the understanding of theoretical concepts of finance and their adaptation to the international context.  The course coverage includes historical perspectives and foundations of international finance, the foreign exchange markets and exchange rate determination, exposure management, financial management of a multinational firm.

BSAS BUSN 3373 Syllabus

International Finance

The International Finance module provides an understanding of finance in the international context. In a globally integrated world, it has become imperative to trade, invest and conduct business operations internationally. The course exposes the students to the opportunities and risks associated with international finance. As the world has become more integrated due to deregulation of financial markets, product innovation and technology, capital markets have kept pace with this integration.  The study of international finance has therefore become essential and builds upon the understanding of theoretical concepts of finance and their adaptation to the international context.  The course coverage includes historical perspectives and foundations of international finance, the foreign exchange markets and exchange rate determination, exposure management, financial management of a multinational firm.  The course also helps students examine the current economic landscape through topical discussions of current economic and political development and their impact on international finance.

FLOR BUSN 3373 Syllabus

International Finance

The course provides an understanding of finance in the international context. The course coverage includes historical perspectives and foundations of international finance, the foreign exchange markets and exchange rate determination, exposure management, financial management of a multinational firm. The course also helps students examine the current economic landscape through topical discussions of current economic and political development and their impact on international finance.

LNDN BUSN 3373 Syllabus

International Finance

The International Finance module provides an understanding of finance in the international context. In a globally integrated world, it has become imperative to trade, invest and conduct business operations internationally. The course exposes the students to the opportunities and risks associated with international finance.

SDNY BUSN 3373 Syllabus

International Finance

This module provides an understanding of finance in the international context.  In a globally integrated world, it has become imperative to trade, invest and conduct business operations internationally. The course exposes the students to the opportunities and risks associated with international finance.

DBLN BUSN 3393 Syllabus

International Financial Reporting

This module builds on the basic financial accounting techniques and further develops knowledge and understanding of more advanced financial reporting concepts and principles. Learners are required to apply this understanding by preparing and interpreting financial reports in a practical context. Prerequisite of a business accounting course.

DBLN BUSN 3326 Syllabus

International Human Resource Management

This module draws on previously studied subjects including Management and Organizational Behavior and Managing Human Resources, and is designed to deepen learners' understanding of the management of human resources in an international setting. The module covers the influence of cross-cultural issues on organizations, and examines factors involved in selecting and managing an international workforce. Students evaluate industrial relations and labor laws from the perspective of managing an international organization, and address key issues such as employee training and development, expatriation /repatriation and compensation issues. Prerequisite of at least two human resource courses; this is a high-level HR course.

DBLN BUSN 3394 Syllabus

International Leisure Service Management

The aim of this module is to cover the extensive array of different sport and leisure activities available internationally and to develop learner awareness of issues underlying the management of sport and leisure services. Learners examine the social, cultural, and political factors that influence the provision of international sport and leisure services, and evaluate the impact that these services have on local and global economies. Current and potential future trends and developments in international sport and leisure services are also examined. Prerequisite of a marketing course and a tourism course.

SHGH BUSN 3372 Syllabus

International Marketing

The course examines how the global dimensions technology, research, capital investment and production impact marketing, distribution and communication networks. The breadth of this course will provide insights into the increasingly interdependent global economic and physical environment and its impact on international marketing. By examining these linkages, the students will gain an understanding of how companies develop strategic plans that are competitive to survive and succeed in these global markets. The unique localised content provided by the CAPA centres will present further regional insights into the key issues surrounding marketing from an international perspective.

BSAS BUSN 3372 Syllabus

International Marketing

This International Marketing course will help you develop an understanding of the scope and challenges of marketing in the international context.  The course examines how the global dimensions technology, research, capital investment and production impact marketing, distribution and communication networks. The breadth of this course will provide insights into the increasingly interdependent global economic and physical environment and its impact on international marketing. Globalisation has led to increasing interdependence. Connecting the dots has thus become essential to the survival and success of businesses, even those not operating in the international arena. By examining these linkages, the students will gain an understanding of how companies develop strategic plans that are competitive to survive and succeed in these global markets.  The unique localised content provided by the CAPA centres will present further regional insights into the key issues surrounding marketing from an international perspective.

DBLN BUSN 3310 Syllabus

International Marketing

This module is designed to enable students develop and enhance their analysis, evaluation and management of products and services from an international perspective, and will reflect on the international marketing strategies of multinational and indigenous companies. Material covered in this module will enhance the marketing skills learned from previous marketing modules. Prerequisite of at least one marketing course; this is a high-level marketing course.

FLOR BUSN 3372 Syllabus

International Marketing

This course will help you develop an understanding of the scope and challenges of marketing in the international context. The course examines how the global dimensions technology, research, capital investment and production impact marketing, distribution and communication networks. The breadth of this course will provide insights into the increasingly interdependent global economic and physical environment and its impact on international marketing.

LNDN BUSN 3372 Syllabus

International Marketing

This course will help you develop an understanding of the scope and challenges of marketing in the international context. The course examines how global dimensions technology, research, capital investment and production impact marketing, distribution and communication networks.

SDNY BUSN 3372 Syllabus

International Marketing

This course will help you develop an understanding of the scope and challenges of marketing in the international context. The course examines how the global dimensions technology, research, capital investment and production impact marketing, distribution and communication networks.  The breadth of this course will provide insights into the increasingly interdependent global economic and physical environment and its impact on international marketing.

DBLN BUSN 3395 Syllabus

International Services Marketing

This module is designed to strengthen and develop the learner's ability to understand, analyze and manage internationally traded services in the context of the hospitality sector. It emphasizes the key elements of marketing planning and management from both tactical and strategic perspectives. Specific issues addressed include the difference between services and goods, service delivery frameworks, international market selection, market entry, alliances and joint ventures, promotion, the roles of service employees and consumers, service quality and the impact of information technology on international services marketing. Prerequisite of two marketing courses.

DBLN BUSN 3396 Syllabus

International Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality

The module examines the global impact of travel, tourism and hospitality services on local and global economy, society, culture and legislation. Learners examine past, current and possible future trends in global travel, tourism and hospitality services and products and evaluate the barriers to future development and expansion at local, national and international levels. Further objectives are to examine the scale, patterns and flow of international tourism and its impact on the hospitality industry. It also affords the learner the opportunity to examine the importance of international hospitality as part of the tourism product/service. Prerequisite of two years' hospitality studies.

LNDN COMM 3326 Syllabus

Internet 2.0

The adoption of the Internet has taken place at an astonishing rate. Yet what are the effects of this technology on our personal and political lives? This course will examine the history, effects, uses, problems, and hopes for the technology.

DBLN BUSN 3397 Syllabus

Introduction to Business Law

This module aims to develop an understanding and knowledge of the general principles of Irish law as it relates to business. It introduces learners to the effect, influence and impact of law in business while providing an understanding of how the Irish legal system is structured and how it operates with particular emphasis on business. The module enables learners to apply relevant law to practical business situations and to have a broad understanding of the rights and obligations of employees and employers as they relate to business.

SHGH HIST/ANTH 2258 Syllabus

Introduction to Chinese Civilization

This is an introductory course to multiple sociocultural aspects of China as an old civilized country undergoing a critical economic and political transition. This course mainly covers two parts: the part of tradition and the part of modernity, and tries to build a link between the two through comparison and connection. The course is aimed to present a diversified vision about China's development, selectively raising some key topics concerning China's change in both ideological and material spheres, in the hope of helping students acquire some basic understanding about China and develop some fields to their own interest.

SHGH PSCI 2266 Syllabus

Introduction to Chinese Government, Politics and Policy

This course examines China from a variety of perspectives to enlighten our understanding of China today. All through the course, we will try to tackle the following questions: To what extent did the communist and revolutionary legacy affect reform-era politics and policy in China? Can China still be characterized as a communist state, or is it something else? Why has China been able to achieve such significant economic growth in the past three decades? Will economic liberalization inevitably lead China onto a political path predicted by modernization theory? On the international arena, is China really an emerging superpower or is it a developing country facing significant internal challenges that preclude its continued rise? What is the impact of a rising China on world order?

SHGH PHIL 2259 Syllabus

Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy

This course is a comprehensive historical survey of the main philosophical traditions in China, including Confucianism, Mohism, Legalism, Daoism, Buddhism, etc. Through lectures, discussions, and reading of select primary and secondary sources, we will explore the formulations and subsequent transformations of key beliefs, doctrines, practices, and institutions that characterized specific philosophical traditions. We will also discuss the general character of Chinese culture and the impact of Chinese traditions on people's lives today.

DBLN COMM 2213 Syllabus

Introduction to Digital Media

The module is designed to introduce learners to diverse world of digital media. In order to produce content, learners initially analyse the medium itself and assess the characteristics of contemporary journalism. Learners examine the way in which web writers orient readers and communicate to their audience. Using material filed for a television clip, a radio report, and a traditional print article, learners assemble packages in the production of a multimedia web piece. Learners are introduced to techniques and principles of modern print production and begin to develop skills in the relevant software.

BCLA ARTS 1107 Syllabus

Introduction to Photography

This course is designed for beginning students in photography, and specifically presents digital camera techniques as a means of personal expression. Observing/capturing, digital process, printing and screen presentation will be addressed in relation to specific subjects, intentions and aesthetic judgements. The particular study abroad experience of each student will be one of the main focuses throughout the semester. Students are expected to bring a digital camera and a laptop with some means of editing (although computers and basic Photoshop is available in the computer lab.)

DBLN ARTS 2310 Syllabus

Introduction to Photography

This course provides an understanding of the basics of photography including, understanding the camera, understanding the picture making process and understanding digital imagery. The course will analyze the ever-present significance of the photographic image within the world of journalism and the media both past and present and offers basic skills both in the technical and aesthetic aspects of the photographic medium. This course is competative to get into -- there are only 10 places.

FLOR ARTS 1107 Syllabus

Introduction to Photojournalism

This course introduces students to the use of a camera through a development of their technical skills with a special attention to compositional elements of an image and photography's narrative possibilities. A digital SLR camera is needed for this course.

DBLN COMM 2212 Syllabus

Introduction to Radio

The course will focus on the appropriate level of awareness of contemporary in-studio and online radio technology and software. It will provide confidence and an appropriate level of skill in the use of radio equipment and radio software and offers and understanding of the basics of radio presentation skills and writing for radio.

DBLN ARTS 2314 Syllabus

Introduction to Video

This is a practical course, based on industry practice and the principle aim is to equip the learners with basic practical skills to approach the production of a short factual item for multiplatform distribution. Each participant makes a short documentary/news item approximately 2-3 minutes in length. They originate, and research the idea, film the project and edit the final item for delivery. This course is competative to get into -- there are only 10 places.

DBLN COMM 2216 Syllabus

Introduction to Writing Journalism

This module is designed to teach learners how to produce articles suitable for publication in the print media. Learners will consider and analyse the importance of language, the impact of audience and the role of the reader in an analysis of the print media.

DBLN COMM 3312 Syllabus

Investigative Journalism 2

Students engage with advanced investigative techniques and practice so as to facilitate them in attaining the advanced investigative journalistic skills of research conception, relevance, planning and implementation. Objectives include to deliver on time, self-directed, peer-reviewed, lecture-facilitated, professional quality investigative-based journalism; and to display an advanced understanding, from both an historical and contemporary perspective, the important role investigative journalism plays in the nurturing and maintenance of democratic societies. Additionally, to demonstrate a comprehensive grasp of the social demand and economic viability of investigative journalism as a genre. The investigative techniques practiced in this module are transferable skills applicable to wide variety of employment possibilities. Prerequisite of a journalism course.

DBLN HIST 3312 Syllabus

Irish History and Culture

This course provides an overview of Irish history from pre-history to the early 21st century. Through a combination of lectures and field trips, students explore how the Irish Question (up to and including the recent troubles and peace process in the North, and the collapse of the Celtic Tiger economy in the South) has found artistic expression in film, theatre, visual arts and music. The use of evidence in the construction of the distinct but overlapping categories of history, memory, commemoration, and propaganda is also considered.

DBLN IRSH 1101 Syllabus

Irish Language and Culture: Leargas

Leargas is the Irish word for insight. The aim of this course is to provide students with a unique insight to Irish culture, through the Irish language. Students will be given the opportunity to learn basic Irish language skills and to explore the many areas of Irish culture and society that foster and promote the language. The language learning element caters for beginners with no previous knowledge of Irish. The course takes a communicative approach to language learning allowing ample opportunity for learners to practice what they have learned. An introductory survey to Gaelic culture will be integrated into each language class in order to discover the integral part the Irish language plays and has played in broader cultural movements and trends and to assess the broader application of the language in Irish society. The historical background of the many revivals and declines of Gaelic cultural movements in Ireland will be outlined, set in a political and social context. Students will be given the opportunity to familiarize themselves with traditional Irish instruments, Irish song, dance, folklore and sports first hand.

LNDN PSCI 4450 Syllabus

Islam, Politics, and Britain: A Case Study of London's East End

This course examines how multiethnic diversity shapes and defines our understanding of modern Britain, through a specific focus on Muslim communities in London and the nature of their interactions with wider society. Students analyze the ways in which imperialism and its legacy, as well as Britain's global relationships, have influenced political policies and social attitudes toward multiculturalism and Muslim groups in particular.

SHGH SOCY 3365 Syllabus

Issues in Contemporary Chinese Society

China's transition to a market economy and return to the global community have huge impacts over the lives of its people, as well as the rest of the world. While covering other fields such as anthropology, political science, gender studies and urban studies, this course mostly employs a sociological perspective to examine issues in contemporary Chinese society. Topics examined include not only these well-known aspects of Chinese society such as guanxi and face, collectivism and family-centered culture, but also the emerging civil society, ongoing sexual revolution, and increasing social polarization that are more likely associated with the enormous social change over the past three decades. Students will be asked to critically and creatively think about change and continuity in contemporary China in relation to the dynamic and complex interaction of local factors and global forces.

FLOR ANTH 3321 Syllabus

Italian Taught Understanding Modern Italy

This course, designed to increase students' knowledge of Italian life, customs, and society, provides an introduction to the culture and civilization of Italy from a chronological and thematic perspective, including main cultural and historical developments, current political issues, religion, immigration, and the new economy challenges in the labor market. This course is taught in Italian.

DBLN LGLS 3337 Syllabus

Jurisprudence

In this course, students will come away with a holistic understanding of the concepts of traditional jurisprudence. They will develop a critical and argumentative mindset and be able in light of thei studies to develop a critical filter of other law subjects. Prerequisite of two law courses.

FLOR LING 3356 Syllabus

Language and Identity

Language is an extraordinary tool that we use every day, yet it is not often that we critically reflect on its importance and role in relation to human identity. This course highlights the essentiality of language for being human. It sheds light on the way language intervenes in the identity building process at various levels, from individual to group/community and from national to transnational and global. This course is designed as a CAPA fully Globally Networked Learning (GNL) course. Not only is this the first fully GNL-ed course offered by CAPA, but also an unprecedented enterprise in Study Abroad. The course will provide a unique opportunity to broaden students’ understanding of the relationship between language and identity in an ever more globalized world. Through collaborative and comparative learning processes, the course will inform a critical understanding of language and identity and show how they intertwine and interconnect in different spaces, times, and environments.

DBLN LING 3356 Syllabus

Language and Identity

Language is an extraordinary tool that we use every day, yet it is not often that we critically reflect on its importance and role in relation to human identity. This course highlights the essentiality of language for being human. It sheds light on the way language intervenes in the identity building process at various levels, from individual to group/community and from national to transnational and global. This course is designed as a CAPA fully Globally Networked Learning (GNL) course. Not only is this the first fully GNL-ed course offered by CAPA, but also an unprecedented enterprise in Study Abroad. The course will provide a unique opportunity to broaden students’ understanding of the relationship between language and identity in an ever more globalized world. Through collaborative and comparative learning processes, the course will inform a critical understanding of language and identity and show how they intertwine and interconnect in different spaces, times, and environments.

BSAS HIST 3321 Syllabus

Latin American History

This course seeks to introduce students to the history of Latin America by examining three present-day issues or challenges that loom very large in the life of the region: environmental issues; women's roles in Latin American societies; and racial inequality. By the end of the course, students will be able to discuss and analyze each of these topics in writing and orally.

DBLN LGLS 3339 Syllabus

Law of Banking and Finance

Prerequisite of two law courses

DBLN COMM 3314 Syllabus

Layout and Graphic Design

The aim of this module is to give the student the ability to create meaningful designs from concept using industry standard applications on the Apple Mac Platform. Introduce students to systems and techniques of layout and graphic design. When they become familiar with the process, emphasis will be placed on design concepts, professional image enhancements, typography, page makeup, forward planning and troubleshooting, psychology of design and tried and tested design techniques.

DBLN BUSN 3399 Syllabus

Legal Aspects of Business

This module is an introductory law module for business learners, which provides an overview of the Irish legal system with particular emphasis on aspects of law which impinge on businesses as they operate. The focus is on Irish law but many aspects of European Law is also highlighted and discussed. The primary and central focus of the module is the application of law within business structures after the skills and knowledge have been taught. The focus of this module is to provide learners with a comprehensive overview of the important aspects of law which affect businesses in operation in Ireland and the European Union.

LNDN LITR 3318 Syllabus

Literature and the Environment

This course examines the ways in which writers in English have engaged with the natural environment. We will read a range of authors, from the advent of industrialization in the late eighteenth century up to the present age of climate change, to consider how they have celebrated the natural world and looked critically at human effects on ecosystems. Throughout, we will be attentive both to the literary qualities of writings about the environment and to their historical and political contexts.

BSAS LITR 3312 Syllabus

Literature of the Americas

In this course, we'll explore some of the many literary forms writers invented to suit modern life in the hemisphere Europeans first called the New World. We will read the works of three poets (Whitman, Stein, Cesaire) and three fiction writers (McKay, Borges, Lispector). All of our writers conceived new styles and rhythms they believed emerged from and responded to a unique set of American conditions. These conditions included great possibilities - democracy, liberty, rights - and terrible abuses - slavery, colonialism, racism. To confront realities of this kind, these writers revitalized language, updated sound and sense, and reconceived literature's relationship to other human activities in original and powerful ways. As we read their sometimes weird, sometimes difficult poems and stories, we will ask how writers respond through formal experimentation to the urgent political and social questions life in the Americas raises.

DBLN COMM 3325 Syllabus

Location Sound

Learners are taught using a combination of lectures and practical tutorials, with tutorials based in both interior, and exterior, locations. Lectures will explore the importance of sound and the various ways that sound can be used in film and television. This will be demonstrated and developed in practical classes where the learner will be required to record, edit and master their own audio. Awareness of the pitfalls of recording good useable sound; Audio Mixers operations, Mic introduction and operation; Camera audio setup and operation, Boom handling and operation, Single sound operator setup & Recording sound for documentary. This course is competative, with only 5 places.

LNDN COLT 3312 Syllabus

London Across History, Literature, and Film

This course is designed to introduce students both to canonical literary texts from Johnson to Conan Doyle and to contemporary representations of multicultural London. The fundamental focus is the reading of both literary and filmic texts, but the class uses London as its living background.

DBLN ECON 2310 Syllabus

Macroeconomics

Economics underpins a great deal of decision-making not only in business but also at government level and as such is an essential cornerstone of this programme. Economics is typically divided into two main branches namely microeconomics and macroeconomics. While microeconomics examines the individual parts of the economy macroeconomics is concerned with the economy as a whole and the role played by government. This module is designed to introduce learners to the macroeconomic environment and the principles underlying macroeconomic policies and government strategies.

DBLN BUSN 3361 Syllabus

Management Accounting Systems and Analysis

This module is designed to provide learners with an understanding of different costing systems and techniques used to assist management in the decision-making process. It provides a thorough grounding in Management Accounting systems and procedures. The aim is to provide the learner with the skills to utilize a variety of costing techniques in a range of practical business situations and enable learners to analyze management accounting information and apply it to a wide range of planning, control and decision situations. Prerequisite of an accounting course.

DBLN BUSN 3362 Syllabus

Management Practice

The objectives of this module are to provide learners with a clear understanding of the range of business concepts. This course links the areas of people management, marketing, and ethics, which affect all businesses. This module gives the learners an inside view of the environmental factors that influence business decisions. This enables learners to understand the role of management as providers. Prerequisite of a management principles course.

BSAS BUSN 3380 Syllabus

Managing Global Supply Chains

Supply chain management (SCM) is becoming more and more important for businesses as the scope to outsource globally increases. Companies now have to deal with emerging countries just beginning to compete in global markets.  A supply chain is the network of entities from the raw material supplier at one end, going through the plants, warehouses and distribution centres, to retailers, and sometimes the final customer, at the other end. Supply chain management is the integrated management of the flow and storage of materials, information and funds between the entities comprising the supply chain. The main objective of the supply chain is to create and enhance value as the product, in its intermediate or final form, progresses through the network. Supply chain management is by its very nature an international (global) discipline.

SHGH BUSN 3380 Syllabus

Managing Global Supply Chains

Supply chain management (SCM) is becoming more and more important for businesses as the scope to outsource globally increases. Companies now have to deal with emerging countries just beginning to compete in global markets.  A supply chain is the network of entities from the raw material supplier at one end, going through the plants, warehouses and distribution centres, to retailers, and sometimes the final customer, at the other end. Supply chain management is the integrated management of the flow and storage of materials, information and funds between the entities comprising the supply chain. The main objective of the supply chain is to create and enhance value as the product, in its intermediate or final form, progresses through the network. Supply chain management is by its very nature an international (global) discipline.

FLOR BUSN 3380 Syllabus

Managing Global Supply Chains

The focus of this course will be on key issues within operations that are of relevance in a firm's ability to remain competitive in a global economy. Factors such as legal, ethical, operational, venture risk and reliability will be considered in addition to specialized topics in supply chain management within a global environment.

LNDN BUSN 3380 Syllabus

Managing Global Supply Chains

The focus of this course will be on key issues within operations that are of relevance in a firm's ability to remain competitive in a global economy. Examples of companies collaborating across the globe will be used in the teaching and learning of Supply Chain Management.

SDNY BUSN 3380 Syllabus

Managing Global Supply Chains

The focus of this course will be on key issues within operations that are of relevance in a firm's ability to remain competitive in a global economy.  Examples of companies collaborating across the globe will be used in the teaching and learning of Supply Chain Management. We focus mainly on the operational and tactical aspects of managing the network of multiple facilities, but we will also investigate their strategic implications.

DBLN BUSN 3363 Syllabus

Market Research Practice

This module has been specifically designed to offer learners an understanding of the role and importance of market research within organizations, with particular emphasis on the role of market information in decision-making. The main objective of this module is to help learners to understand the central concepts of market research, the available methods of conducting research and how to use research to solve the problems/opportunities a company may face. Prerequisite of a marketing course.

DBLN BUSN 3364 Syllabus

Marketing

This module takes learners through the fundamentals of marketing planning and emphasises the role of research and marketing intelligence in decision making. It aims to combine theory and practice to enable learners to gain a broad perspective on marketing and its role within organizations.

DBLN BUSN 3365 Syllabus

Marketing Management and Research

The module is designed to provide learners with an integrated knowledge of strategic issues in marketing to include market research and their implications for management decision-making. Using an integrated approach in the module delivery enables the research process to be understood and applied concurrently. Prerequisite of introduction to marketing.

BCLA COMM 3350 Syllabus

Media and Conflict

The course will provide a structured approach to address different media systems. It will explore the dynamics of news, politics, conflicts and freedom of the press. Focusing on ongoing, international crises of global importance, we will examine how various international media report on topics including armed conflicts, human rights abuses. We will study the dynamics governing news media environment and structures. We will try to understand why different audiences from different cultural spheres perceive the same news in sometimes a diametrically opposed way. We will examine the rich arsenal of repression tools used by authoritarian and even democratic regimes to suppress press freedom or spin news to their advantage. We will look at the ways and means by which courageous journalists try to circumvent these obstacles.

DBLN LGLS 3329 Syllabus

Media Law

Prerequisite of a law course

DBLN LGLS 3332 Syllabus

Media Law and Ethics

This course will provide a detailed overview of the principles of media law. It will enable the learner to solve complex media law questions, develop a politlcal, philosophical, and technical understanding of the fundamental principles of law, and provide the student with the ability to appreciate the challenges posed to traditional media law concepts by the development of new media. Prerequisite of a journalism course.

DBLN COMM 3324 Syllabus

Media Research and Cultural Studies

The aim of this module is to familiarise students with cultural theories and theorists including contemporary cultural debates on modernity and post-modernity. On course completion the student will have an understanding of traditional theories of culture and students will also have an understanding of contemporary cultural theories and will be able to apply these theories to any cultural issue, including film and television.

DBLN COMM 3313 Syllabus

Media Studies

The aim of the module is to introduce learners to a variety of media forms. It seek develop the learners' analytical skills and allow them gain an understanding of the reasons why media has such an influence on wider society. During the module learners both look at and critique movements in film and television drama and contemporary documentary. Learners will assess how societies make sense of and interpret these with attention being given to ideology, content and form.

DBLN LGLS 3353 Syllabus

Mediation

Prerequisite of a law course

DBLN LGLS 3354 Syllabus

Medical Law

Prerequisite of a law course

DBLN ECON 2312 Syllabus

Microeconomics

Economics underpins a great deal of decision-making not only in business but also in our everyday lives and as such is an essential cornerstone of this program. Economics is typically divided into two main branches namely microeconomics and macroeconomics. While macroeconomics is concerned with the economy as a whole microeconomics examines the individual parts of the economy and focuses on how individuals and firms make decisions and how these decisions interact.

DBLN LGLS 3335 Syllabus

Miscarriages of Justice

Prerequisite of two law courses

LNDN THTR 3311 Syllabus

Modern Acting

This course builds students' acting skills and styles. It provides the means through which students may develop or expand their acting abilities through practical work with a variety of scripts, focusing primarily on 20th-century English plays. Students will pay $70 for this course upon arrival in London, which pays for theater tickets.

LNDN ARTH 3312 Syllabus

Modern Art in London: From Sublime to Ridiculous?

This course examines modern works of art from the late nineteenth century through to the present. The course begins by analyzing the ways in which the seeds of Modern Art were sown at the end of the nineteenth century, before moving on to work made during the twentieth century - particularly art produced in response to the First and Second World Wars; and culminates with reference to contemporary practice.

SHGH HIST 3356 Syllabus

Modern Chinese History

This course is designed to give an introduction the history of Modern China from the Qing Dynasty to the present, and understand the coinuities and the changes that help shape Chinese society and the Chinese nation today. The course is divided into three segments: Qing Dynasty and the final collapse of the old empire; the Chinese Revolution in both the Nationalist and Communist phases; and the legacies of the Chinese Revolution post 1949.

DBLN HIST 3313 Syllabus

Modern Irish History

This course provides an overview of twentieth and twenty-first century Irish history. Through a combination of lectures and field studies, students explore how the "Irish Question" (up to and including the recent troubles and peace process in the North, and the collapse of the Celtic Tiger economy in the South) has found artistic expression in film, theatre, visual arts, sport, music, and humor. The use of evidence in the construction of the distinct but overlapping categories of history, memory, commemoration, and propaganda is also considered.

DBLN COMM 3326 Syllabus

Modern Society

The module aims to give learners an understanding of the working of the international political order and how it is related to the global economic system. It also seeks to give them an understanding of how the political system at a regional and a national level works and how these interact with the wider society. Prerequisite of courses in media, political science, and/or sociology.

DBLN LGLS 3355 Syllabus

Mooting and Legal Writing

Prerequisite of a law course

FLOR ARTH 3313 Syllabus

Museology. The Art of collecting Objects

This course investigates the birth of art collections and museums from the Roman porticos to the 19th century European museums. Through site visits and class lessons students learn to understand the role of museums in contemporary society.

ACCR HIST/SOCY 3120 Syllabus

Myths and Realities of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

This is an interdisciplinary course designed to disrupt old assumptions, dispel lingering myths, and introduce students to the realities, paradoxes, and challenges that permeate the terrible histories of slavery in general and the socio-economic and political institutions that resulted from the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in particular. Located in the Republic of Ghana, where much of the physical and social history of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade can still be found, this 4-week seminar will make an invaluable contribution to enhancing the students understanding of this tragic chapter of human history.

BCLA PSCI/SPAN 3365 Syllabus

Nationalism in Comparative Perspective (taught in Spanish)

This course studies the relationship between states and nations in both a theoretical and comparative perspective with a particular focus on the Catalan, Basque and Spanish experiences. It analyzes state building processes and the development of nationalism, as well as the social, economic and technological conditions behind its emergence, transformation and contrasting discourse. The course aims at providing a solid theoretical background on the subject of nationalism as well as introducing the students into the social and political reality that permeates in Spain’s daily life and shapes Spaniards' political mind-frames and identities.

DBLN COMM 2344 Syllabus

News Media Production and Investigative Journalism

This course covers both contemporary publication design and advanced news gathering and reporting. Learners will obtain an understanding of visual communication principles and technical issues involved in producing a print publication. This involves considering design as a process and the role of visual elements in creating meaning. Additionally, the module imparts a theoretical understanding of the genre of investigative news reporting and its critical role in democratic societies, it develops the learner's genre-specific media production skills, while it also contextualizes the unique difficulties investigative news media experiences within a broader political and economic context. Prerequisite of a journalism course.

DBLN COMM 3315 Syllabus

Online Journalism

The purpose of this module is to provide participants with comprehensive instruction in the techniques and skills of journalist operating in a connected environment. Participants are expected to apply these new skills in an integrated manner across media formats and platforms. They reflect on the vitality of the web, acquire new skills and make sense of a transforming industry. In doing so, participants learn to evaluate and identify trends and opportunities in online media. On completion, learners are able to confidently play a lead role in production teams in the production of web-based content. Learners also learn key technical skills that allow them to plan, construct and develop online media artefacts in a professional manner.

DBLN COMM 3327 Syllabus

Online Screen Media

It is vitally important that any graduate that is going to work in the film and television industry has a comprehensive understanding of the Internet and its applications and the theory behind it. This module examines contemporary and emerging online communication issues from a local, national, and international perspective. Within this module there are two distinct sections: firstly the theory and concepts behind multiplatform online content and secondly the creation and delivery of the content. The importance of the Web as communication and distribution device for the individual, for business and for communities is examined. Learners will be required to produce a website/application with video content within class demonstrating various methods of Internet distribution through video sharing websites. Learners are also equipped with practical skills that will enable them to design, develop and manage a number of online communications.

DBLN BUSN 3366 Syllabus

Operations and Project Management

This module examines in detail the subject of operations management. Additionally, this module introduces learners to some of the basic concepts in project management. The module deals with problems in the areas of design, layout, flow, demand, supply, quality and performance issues. The research based assignments requires learners to study operational and project issues by observing and talking to managers to rectify these issues. This provides learners with an opportunity to refine their soft skills, improve verbal and written communication and put into practice both primary and secondary research skills. Prerequisite of a management course.

DBLN BUSN 3367 Syllabus

Operations Management

This module examines in detail the subject of operations management. This module introduces learners to some of the basic concepts in operations management. The module deals with problems in the areas of design, layout, flow, demand, supply, quality and performance issues. The research based assignments requires learners to study operational issues by observing and talking to managers to rectify these issues. This provides learners with an opportunity to refine their soft skills, improve verbal and written communication and put into practice both primary and secondary research skills. Prerequisite of a management course.

DBLN BUSN 3368 Syllabus

Organizational Behavior

This module is designed to provide learners with a clear insight into the behaviors within an organization which can impact on a company's effectiveness. The importance of having an understanding of organizational behavior is vital from both the individual and management's perspective. This module focuses on the interrelationship between the individual, the group dynamic and the internal environment within an organization. Prerequisite of a management course.

SDNY GEOG 3390 Syllabus

People, Place and Culture - Environmental Debates in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific

This course explores the multi-faceted dimensions of human interaction with diverse environments in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific to illuminate the origins of environmental concerns and current debates in these regions from pre-European contact to now. From the peopling of the Pacific to the challenge of climate change, this course is broad in its scope while concentrating on selected issues such as the impact of mining, clean energy futures, our vulnerability to natural disasters and increasing urbanization. In so doing, the intersection of culture and nature is explored. The course is embedded in the environmental humanities, but uses the approaches of environmental history, as well as insights from the disciplines of science, politics, sociology and cultural studies.

DBLN BUSN 3369 Syllabus

Performance Management

This module provides the learners with an understanding of strategic management accounting principles. It enhances and further develops the learner's ability and awareness of advanced management accounting techniques and topics. Prerequisite of management accounting courses.

BCLA ARTH 3318 Syllabus

Picasso, Matisse, Dali and the Mediterranean

FLOR HIST 3319 Syllabus

Political & Economic History of Europe in the Twentieth Century

This course offers a general survey of the history of Europe in the 20th century, focusing on major political and economic movements and events. It also considers relevant national and international environments.

DBLN COMM 3329 Syllabus

Politics of the Image

This module aims to provide learners with an overview of a range of theories that discuss how we engage with visual cultures, how images can be understood as vehicles which communicate representation, self-expression, politics, pleasure, information or entertainment. Students examine the inherent power relations within visual imagery, explore the complex arena of visual culture, how meaning circulates, how the visual has impacted society, and the role of the visual form as both a connecting force and source of conflict. This course deepens the learner's knowledge of contemporary visual cultural theory and discusses the role of the photograph in the power relationship of observer and observed.

LNDN COLT 3311 Syllabus

Post-War British Pop Culture

This course will look at some key theories of popular culture, and include case studies of selected examples from the British Isles since 1945. The main aim will be to enable students to think independently about this topic. It will compare British and American experiences of popular culture, the differences, similarities and cross-influences.

DBLN ECON 2311 Syllabus

Principles of Economics

Economics underpins a great deal of decision-making not only in business but also in our everyday lives and as such is an essential cornerstone of this programme. Economics is typically divided into two main branches namely microeconomics and macroeconomics. While macroeconomics is concerned with the economy as a whole microeconomics examines the individual parts of the economy and focuses on how individuals and firms make decisions and how these decisions interact. This module is designed to introduce learners to the fundamentals of economics by exposing them to the principal theories and models used by economists. It demonstrates how economics can be used by individuals and businesses alike to assess problems and develop solutions. It also examines the wider macroeconomic environment and the principles underlying monetary and fiscal policy.

DBLN BUSN 3351 Syllabus

Principles of Services Marketing

This module is designed to give learners a broad understanding of the key concepts and business practices in marketing. The module provides an overview of the nature and scope of marketing and its role in achieving business objectives. Student will learn the concepts and business functions of services marketing in the hospitality industry and the environmental factors which influence services marketing decisions.

DBLN COMM 3330 Syllabus

Production and Direction for Film and Documentary Television

This module aims to equip the learner with the ability to conceive strong, compelling non-fiction ideas and to develop original material through all stages of the overall film and media production process. This is a project-led, hands-on, practical module that aims to create a professional working environment where learners are supported and facilitated by practicing industry professionals. Learners are guided through the overall creative and technical production process, directing and producing a short documentary film on topic of their choosing. Learners are encouraged to make informed creative, logistical and technical decisions at every stage and, in this way, are equipped with the essential creative and technical elements necessary to generate and produce high-quality visual narratives. Upon completion of this module, learners will fully understand how to successfully develop, visualize and communicate non-fiction ideas. This course is very competitive, with only 10 places.

DBLN BUSN 3352 Syllabus

Project Management

This module examines in detail the subject of project management. The module assesses the importance of identifying, assessing, controlling, and managing projects in a business context. Learners gain an appreciation of project management best practice and assess the relationship between project management, technology, and strategy. Prerequisite of a management course.

DBLN LGLS 3356 Syllabus

Public International Law

Prerequisite of a law course

DBLN COMM 3319 Syllabus

Public Relations

This module introduces learners to the concepts of communication and persuasion theories underpinning public relations. The learners examine public relations history, different PR roles, categories, ethical and professional standards, the generation of strategic and tactical plans. It also demonstrates the role that media content creators play in the PR environment both as a receiver and creator of PR messages.

DBLN COMM 3331 Syllabus

Publishing

This module offers an overview of the Irish and International publishing industries. It familiarizes learners with the preparation of a manuscript for folio and/or electronic publication, outlines legal issues, (e.g. copyright, contracts, libel etc.), explores the impact of the internet and digitization on publishing, bookselling, copyright and reading habits, and examines the roles of agents and editors. It analyses the effects on societies of early and recent printing technologies, and explores how the roles of writers and reader are changing.

DBLN BUSN 3353 Syllabus

Quantitative Analysis for Business

The main objective is to ensure that learners appreciate the importance of mathematics and statistics for successful decision making in a range of business disciplines (e.g. finance, economics, marketing etc.). They learn how to apply these mathematical skills to manipulate and interpret numerical data. They are required to use a statistical package to support them in their application of mathematics and statistics in their analysis of business data. Previous courses in business and math are required; this is a high-level business course.

LNDN SOCY 3353 Syllabus

Queer Studies and LGBTQ Life in London

This course analyses the relationship between sexuality and London's history since the late nineteenth century to the present day. As a Queer Studies course, a central theme will be how understandings of sexuality have changed over the last one hundred years. We will particularly consider how western identity terms, such as bisexual, gay, lesbian, straight and transgender are relatively recent inventions and are largely the creation of colonial trajectories and the late nineteenth-century western medical gaze.

DBLN COMM 3334 Syllabus

Radio Journalism

Students will advance their knowledge of radio journalism, applicable across all areas of the radio industry. Students enhance technical skills relevant to radio journalism, including cutting, pasting, continuity, fading, music bedding and mixing, as well as advanced skills such as multi-tracking and advanced manipulation of effects and audio. Students will also write material to a commercial broadcast industry professional standard. Prerequisite of a broadcast journalism course.

FLOR ARTH 3311 Syllabus

Renaissance Art History

Using Florence as a classroom, this course introduces students to a broad range of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the great projects of the Middle Ages to a special focus on major works of the Renaissance period.

DBLN COMM 3332 Syllabus

Reporting and Editing

The course objectives are to enable learners to attain the practical skills required to initiate, plan, research, write and edit quality news reports and feature articles for specific audiences. To equip learners with a practical and theoretical understanding of interview skills, pitching stories, freelancing, news values and spot news, such as the reporting of demonstrations. Further objectives include to give learners an understanding of the various aspects of editing and sub-editing for different types of journalistic writing. Additionally, to facilitate learners' grasping a theoretical analysis of the impact of the adoption of digital technologies on news reporting and feature writing and its current and likely future implications for their employment prospects and for democratic societies. Prerequisite of a media writing course.

DBLN COMM 3317 Syllabus

Research Methods

This module examines a number of research methods that have been used by media outlets, reported on by media organisations and applied to media content. Topics include designing questionnaires, quantitative content analysis, interviewing (with specific focus on social research), focus groups and observation methods. The module aims to familiarise learners with the main research theories and concepts and to enable learners to acquire skills in the research process including planning, data collection and analysis. The module also addresses the issue of ethics in research and the role and responsibilities of the researcher as distinct from a journalist. Journalists encounter research related topics in various aspects of their work both in terms of media products they create and how they relate to the consumers and purchasers of those products and this module introduces these research methodologies.

LNDN RSCH 3650 Syllabus

Research Methods London

This course provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to undertake a research project in the context of their international education experience. Students opting for this course will be guided towards opportunities recommended by CAPA and determined by local resources and expertise. Students will be introduced to core research concepts and will develop research skills through designing, executing, writing, and presenting their own research project within frameworks designed by CAPA. The topics that students will explore will be con-sistent with their majors and their own individual interests but will exploit the overseas experience.

DBLN LGLS 3357 Syllabus

Revenue Law

Prerequisite of two law courses

DBLN BUSN 3354 Syllabus

Rooms Division Management

This module focuses on the key principles of room's division management within the international hospitality industry. It provides learners with an insight into this dynamic hospitality sector and demonstrates to them the importance of this department as a major revenue generator with the lodging sector. It also gives the learner's the opportunity to develop their operational and management knowledge of this key functional department. Prerequisite of a hospitality course.

DBLN BUSN 3355 Syllabus

Sales Management

This module provides learners with a clear understanding of the principles and practice of selling as a core business function. The relationship between sales management and the marketing environment is explored. Tools and techniques are examined which provide insights into methods for successful sales strategy implementation. Skills in client management to optimize sales efforts are explored. Prerequisite of two marketing courses.

LNDN LITR 3312 Syllabus

Shakespeare and London

A selection of Shakespeare's plays (from his early, middle, and late periods) is explored to uncover his style and craft within the genres of comedy, history, and tragedy. Ultimately, students engage in Shakespeare's timelessness and learn to appreciate how vitally his ideas, themes, and concepts move from the concerns of his day to our own. Students will pay $70 for this course upon arrival in London, which pays for theater tickets.

BSAS SOCY 3320 Syllabus

Social Research Methodology

The aim of the course is to give students the opportunity to increase their knowledge and experience in Methodology in Social Research. The focus will be on the coexisting epistemological paradigms within Social Sciences and the most commonly used methods for data collection and analysis. The course is envisaged to provide the student the knowledge and skill related to identifying the interdependence between theoretical-epistemological assumptions and methods for approaching social phenomena.

DBLN SOCY 3312 Syllabus

Sociology of the Media

The media, its institutions and practices are the major source of information and culture in or about our society today. Students must be able to not only operate within but also to examine objectively, this immensely powerful institution. The purpose of the course is to provide an understanding of the relationship of social processes to the media. In other words this course looks at society in terms of how it impacts on the media and, in turn, in terms of how the media impacts back on society. Students should view society in the media and the media in society, from a sociological perspective. Must have a background in media or socioogy.

DBLN HIST/MUSC 3315 Syllabus

Sounds of Resistance: Music and Politics in the Republic and Northern Ireland

This Dublin-based program is designed to give students critical thinking skills around the topic of freedom of expression and focuses on how music is and has been viewed, produced, and consumed in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Students also explore political, religious, and historic forces that have shaped the music scene in this region. Explore an Ireland like you've never imagined, with insights into culture and politics through the power of its music. Decades of political discord have given rise to an extraordinary array of songs, coming from such genres as Irish rebel music, Irish punk, Irish rock, and Celtic pop to name a few. From Dublin (City of a Thousand Bands) to Belfast (home to one of Europe's best under-ground music scenes), this course investigates the links between these songs and the region's contentious political history.

BSAS SOCY 3322 Syllabus

South American Identities, Societies, and Cultures

This course approaches sociology from a Latin American standpoint. It deals with some of the main, and classical, sociological concepts and theories, to later explore them in the Latin American context. The class provides students with theoretical tools to analyze society and social process. It will develop, and encourage, critical and reflective thinking about contemporary social life and social structures in general, and in Latin America in particular. In this course students will not only be introduced to some of the principal theories, concepts, and ideas in sociology, but they will also explore them from a Latin American point of view and by focusing on Latin American social processes.

BCLA FILM/SPAN 3316 Syllabus

Spain as Seen Through Its Movies: 1980s to Today (taught in Spanish)

This course will investigate the ways in which Spanish films participate in the creation of contemporary identities through cinematic form. We will address the following general questions: a) what it means to speak of a national cinema; b) how cinema constructs and/or contests of his or her-story; c) cinema's impact on shifting notions of what constitutes the human condition; d) how the formal qualities of cinematic narrative shape on-screen stories; f) where and how issues of gender, sexuality, class, and ethnicity surface in cinematic articulations of the relationship between national identity, global trends and personal history.

BCLA SPAN 1101 Syllabus

Spanish 101

BCLA SPAN 1102 Syllabus

Spanish 102

BCLA SPAN 2201 Syllabus

Spanish 201

BCLA SPAN 2202 Syllabus

Spanish 202

BCLA SPAN 3301 Syllabus

Spanish 301

SDNY SOCY 3356 Syllabus

Sport in Australian Society

Sport holds a central role in the development of the Australian character and identity, through the interaction with the expanse of the new environment of the early settlers, evolving during the colonial era of the nineteenth century. Sport helped forge and provides a focus for Australian nationalism whether that be individual achievments or as a team, projecting Australians internationally on the global sporting stage. This course studies sport in Australian culture, the historical context, through to its importance in today's Australian society. Sport as a reflection of the masculine mono culture Australian identity of 19th century and early 20th centruy through to diversity of modern Australia multi-culturalism, indigenous recognition and social structures will be studied.

DBLN COMM 3336 Syllabus

Sports Journalism

This module aims to develop knowledge of the essential tools required to enter the field of sports journalism, applicable across all areas of the sports media; enhance skills relevant to sports journalism: near instantaneous reporting, interviewing, bulletin compiling and feature writing, and other transferable journalistic skills; impart the skills required to write material to an advanced professional standard, ready for broadcast/print/electronic publication.

BSAS SLAW 3320 Syllabus

Sports Law

The objective of this course is to provide the students with all the practical and conceptual instruments and mechanisms to successfully articulate legal relations with public and private sports bodies. It combines aspects of legal subjects (civil law, labour law, administrative law, sports law, contract law) etc., with de development of the necessary abilities of sports agents, advisors, etc. It focuses on the International Olympic Committee, the legal structures of football and the Antidoping bodies. In each class, a practical case tha recreates a real situation will be analyzed by the students under the guidance of the teacher.

DBLN LGLS 3358 Syllabus

Sports Law

Prerequisite of two law courses

SDNY BUSN 3383 Syllabus

Sports Management

This course provides undergraduate students with the critical understanding of the theories, concepts, knowledge and skills for mangers in commercialized and community based sports the Australian context. The course considers the ranges of challenges facing the 21st century sports manager including a complex sociocultural environment, competitive business markets, managing a range of key stakeholders, the future of sports management and strategic planning to meet future sporting organizations objectives. The course also evaluates how public policy, sport governance and legislative requirements impacts on the management of sporting organizations. Finally, the course examines the wider social utility of sport in Australia, such as its role in community and the forming of national identity, as an opportunity for social improvement and general community well-being.

SDNY BUSN 3382 Syllabus

Sports Marketing

This course examines in detail the various techniques and strategies of sports marketing. The issue of professionalism and the corporatization of sport will be addressed. The focus on the necessity of securing various revenue streams including sponsorships, investment opportunities, government grants and fund-raising potential of individuals, teams, clubs and facilities in the broad arena of sport. Students will examine the promotion of sport through various channels, including traditional media and the rise of digital marketing in its various forms. The ability to develop and implement marketing strategies and plans to present to individuals or organizations will be based around practical application using Australian case studies.

DBLN BUSN 3357 Syllabus

Strategic Hospitality Management

This module introduces the concept of strategy and the factors affecting strategy formulation, implementation and evaluation in the international hospitality industry. It includes the complexities of corporate operations and resource management in different countries and cultures, analysis of the global business environmental trends and principles of international best practice. This module enables learners to determine and analyze the factors contributing to the strategic development and survival or failure of a hospitality operation, and on the basis of such analysis evaluate long-term strategies which enable the operation to achieve its corporate and business objectives. Prerequisite of two years' hospitality studies.

DBLN BUSN 3358 Syllabus

Strategic Management

This module introduces the key concepts and frameworks of strategic management. It is concerned with the key managerial decisions that affect the long-term performance of the organization. The principles of environmental analysis, strategy formulation, strategy implementation and evaluation of strategic choices are examined. The module is designed to develop the learner's skills in diagnosing the strategic health of organizations and providing strategic recommendations to senior management. Prerequisite of two management courses.

DBLN BUSN 3359 Syllabus

Strategic Marketing Management

The module gives learners insight into marketing as a strategic business function and its interface with corporate strategic planning. The primary aim of this module is to concentrate on problems that confront top managers when they are formulating and implementing marketing strategies in an ever-changing business environment. This module will provide a comprehensive overview of the concepts, theories, tools and techniques that are used in marketing strategy formulation and implementation of strategy in the organization. Prerequisite of a marketing course.

DBLN BUSN 3340 Syllabus

Supply Chain Management in Hospitality

This module examines in detail the subject of supply chain management. The module assesses the importance of identifying, assessing, controlling and managing supply chains in the context of the hospitality industry. Learners gain an appreciation of supply chain best practice and look at the relationship between supply chain management, technology and strategy in a hospitality context. Prerequisite of a hospitality course.

BSAS BUSN 3382 Syllabus

Taxation of International Transactions

This course will provide an introduction to the main rules that govern the taxation of international transactions, such as: taxation of worldwide income, tax residence, sourcing rules, double tax treaties, anti-avoidance rules, transfer pricing, etc. The course will not only focus on Argentine law but will also cover US law and the model tax treaties designed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The course does not require a background in tax law although it would be helpful.

LNDN ARTH 2210 Syllabus

The Aesthetics of Power, Prestige and Social Change: A Survey of Renaissance through Modern Art History

This course is an introduction to art and to the discipline of art history enlivened through regular field studies at London's many museums, galleries and heritage sites. We study works of art, architecture and design from the 15th century through to the mid-20th century.

SDNY FILM 3315 Syllabus

The Australasian Nightmare - Horror Films and the Traumatic Imagination on the Pacific Rim

The classic American horror film is derived from a gothic heritage, an inheritor of a European context and its tropes: the disintegration of civilization through wars, disease, economic collapse, and associated social traumas. The horror that the current, post-9/11 generation has produced is notably different; it plays upon central themes that derive from an Australasian context, driven by the recent horror films of Australia, Japan, and Korea. These influential films have been made and distrib-uted outside of an American context but then repackaged for the West in remakes and variations that awaken an American audience to themes of horror that are decidedly non-European in substance. This course will examine these films, comparing and contrasting European and Australasian tropes for horror as well as their reflection of and impact on society.

FLOR ECON 3370 Syllabus

The Impact of Globalisation on European Markets

This course deals with the impact of globalization on the international economy and in particular on the European markets. Students analyze the global economy and familiarize themselves with all the interconnected topics that characterize the current intriguing political and economic debate.

DBLN LGLS 3331 Syllabus

The Law of Evidence

Students in this course will learn how to identify and explain the principles and rules underpinning the law of evidence; analyze and discuss categories of evidence where corroboration may be an issue; develop an undestanding of the rationale behind the exclusion of improperly obtained evidence; appraise and apply the relevant rules of evidence; identify potential reforms in the law of evidence; and communicate effectively in relation to the law of evidence. Prerequisite of a law course. Runs at night only.

LNDN THTR 3310 Syllabus

Theatricality

This course places students at the heart of the experience of theatre. Topics include the qualities, conditions, and boundaries of drama; audience engagement; philosophical issues raised by the theatrical experience; the origins of theatre; the changing roles of performers and spectators over time; and the theater's prospects in the 21st century. Students will pay $70 for this course upon arrival in London, which pays for theater tickets.

LNDN CWRT 3310 Syllabus

Travel Writing

This course is designed to offer students the opportunity to study and practice the art of travel writing. There are a variety of readings, many of them focused on London and its environs, and most, but not all, from contemporary travel writers.

DBLN COMM 3316 Syllabus

TV Journalism

This module aims to enable the learner to build on and develop participants' practical skills in video production, and to approach the production of a short factual item for multi-platform distribution.

DBLN COMM 3320 Syllabus

Understanding Audience: Media Marketing

This module involves an in-depth study of the market structures underpinning modern media. Students are introduced to the economics, regulations, advertising structures and role of competition in Irish and international media markets. Revenue generation and funding in media markets are also examined. Additionally, the essential principles of contemporary marketing theories and practices are applied to the media industry. In lectures and tutorials, specific examples are provided as to how these principles are applied in the everyday real-world of the media industry.

LNDN SOCY 3350 Syllabus

Understanding Modern Britain

One of the most effective ways of understanding a nation is by examining the images, values, symbols, and individuals by which a nation represents itself. This multi-disciplinary course explores a variety of forms of national representations, ideals and icons to investigate the ways in which modern Britain and British identities have been imagined, constructed, and experienced at home and internationally.

FLOR ANTH 3318 Syllabus

Understanding Modern Italy: An Anthropology of Contemporary italian Society

This course is a survey of contemporary Italy from an anthropological perspective, analyzed through cultural features such as identity, social organization, gender, and immigration in Italy.

DBLN COMM 3337 Syllabus

Understanding Society

This course makes learners aware of how society affects the opinions and actions of groups and individuals; examines the origins of the study of society, the changes brought about by the industrial revolution in western society and their impact on the rest of the world; makes learners aware of how society affects the opinions and actions of groups and individuals; and examines the impact of sociological research on some groups, events, and issues in society and to explain its relevance.

LNDN LITR 3316 Syllabus

Urban Underworlds in Medieval and Early Modern London

London is a place of secrets and sediments, a city that is always being rebuilt atop earlier versions of itself. In this course, we will revisit some of London's early underworlds in literature, poetry, and prose, and examine how depictions of the less seemly side of urban life informed the city's intellectual culture even as they signaled serious cultural anxieties.

DBLN COMM 3321 Syllabus

Video Production

Each participant makes a 5-7 minute documentary item on a subject of their choosing, which they originate, research, film the project, and edit. During the production process, they acquire specialized knowledge of the use of video production equipment and produce and deliver to schedule an edited video documentary. Students should have some experience with video production.

DBLN COMM 3338 Syllabus

Visual Communication

The purpose of this module is to provide participants with comprehensive instruction in the techniques and theories of building meaning and messages through visual design. To do this, the module analyzes how we express our experience and communicate our intentions through both the reading of images and the process of image making. Learners are introduced to design as a process, which emphasises research and analysis as key parts of the designer's workflow. Through this, learners learn about visual problem solving and concept development. Learners also learn key technical skills that allow them to plan, construct and develop layout and graphic design media to a professional standard.

DBLN COMM 3339 Syllabus

Visual Methodologies

This module aims to develop an in-depth understanding of visual culture and the key theoretical issues involved in the interpretation and analysis of images. The course develops skills of critical and personal engagement within the field of contemporary visual media, facilitates learners to create connections between art, film and photography history and theory, semiotics, and history. Students will gain an understanding into how photographic imagery is ever present in daily culture and its effects on the psyche, as well as demonstrate an understanding into photographic contexts both historically and contemporary and its impact on social and cultural change.

DBLN ARTH 3311 Syllabus

Ways of Seeing

The photographic image has become a powerful communicative tool and it is important that students understand its significance and practical use. Through this module students will be given an introduction in how to asses, interpret and evaluate images from a cultural, sociological and historical viewpoint. Students will be able to understand in a structured way how meaning is conveyed through images, especially photographic imagery.

DBLN COMM 3311 Syllabus

Web Design

An important media skill is the ability to not only appreciate the quality of a web site but to be able to apply the practical production skills required to create and maintain a web site. This module is designed to deliver these skills. Students learn to analyze existing media in order to improve their visual communication skills. The module also examines the role of technology as part of the communication process, and how learners can successfully implement interactive elements. Prerequisite of design and photoshop experience.

LNDN THTR 3314 Syllabus

Witchcraft and Magical Performance in London

This course will chart the representation of the occult in the city from the Early Modern period to the present day. Focusing particularly on the performance and presentation of occult and magical phenomena and its reception by the general public and social elites during specific time periods, the course will offer students the opportunity to understand why magic has fascinated us and continues to do so. Students will pay $40 for this course upon arrival in London, which pays for theater tickets.

LNDN THTR 3312 Syllabus

Writing A Play: The Art and Craft of Making Theatre

This course will introduce the student to the variety of skills required to write a stage play. Beginning with a range of stimuli from their experience of London people, places, events and ideas, students will develop their ideas into fully-fledged one-act plays. Focusing on a toolbox approach, and carefully considering the various elements of dialogue, characterization, structure and themes, the course will culminate in the presentation of a reading of each writer's play at CAPA's studio facility: The Street. Each play will be read by a group of professional actors. Students will pay $40 for this course upon arrival in London, which pays for theater tickets.

DBLN COMM 2214 Syllabus

Writing and Presentation Skills

This module involves introducing students to the basic requirements of good essay writing, good press release writing, good letter writing. It also involves developing and encouraging students' presentation skills through a series of exercises including: hosting a press conference, sitting in the audience of a political talk show on RT TV and sitting on a mock up TV discussion panel in front of their peers. Finally it also involves, through a series of twice weekly classes, encouraging students to express themselves confidently and in an informed manner on the issues of the day and, to make a group presentation in class of their weekly news.

LNDN CWRT 3317 Syllabus

Writing the City: London

This course looks at the impact of the city on the craft of creative writing and explores how various subjects like the river, urban spaces, solitude, ethnicity, or particular districts function in London narratives. It examines the role of memory and experience in literary psycho-geographical accounts of the metropolis.

SDNY CWRT 3317 Syllabus

Writing the Global City - Sydney

This course is a creative writing workshop keyed to exploring the experience of travelling and living abroad in Sydney in either verse or prose texts. Along with the writing workshops, students also read and discuss texts that focus on Australia in general and Sydney specifically from both native and foreign perspectives.

FLOR CWRT 3317 Syllabus

Writing the Global City: Florence Reading and Creating Travel Writing

This course is a creative writing workshop keyed to exploring the experience of traveling and living abroad in Florence in either verse or prose texts.

LNDN PSCI 3121 Syllabus

Wrongful Conviction

Wrongful Conviction is a universal problem that in recent years has received a great deal of attention from the media, legislatures, and courts around the world. From the Netflix series The Making of a Murderer to the NPR podcast Serial,there is a growing fascination with how people are wrongfully convicted and the processes and procedures used to right these wrongs. This course is taught by a law professor who has spent his career litigating wrongful conviction cases and directing the California Innocence Project. It is designed to provide students with an overview of the issues and case law related to wrongful convictions through the use of interactive exercises, lectures, readings, videos, and case studies.