London, United Kingdom

Youth and Globalisation

when 26 June 2023 - 14 July 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee GBP 2350

This module provides an introduction to youth studies, with a particular focus on critically exploring the association between youth and the globalising world. This module considers a broad body of interdisciplinary scholarships such as history, education, politics, and the environment. Students will also critically discuss the increasing use of social media by youth movements in creating changes insociety and the notion of young people as the agents of change. This module will bring in perspectives from various parts of the world through diverse reading materials as well as study trips to three institutions (The British Museum, the Indonesian Embassy in London and the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation office).

Course leader

Dorothy Ferary Panjaitan

Target group

This is a level one module (equivalent to first year undergraduate). No prior subject knowledge is required to study this module but students are expected to have a keen interest in the subject area.

Course aim

Upon successful completion of this module, students will:

Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the history of youth studies
Be familiar with some of the issues which intersect with youth in a global context
Be able to critically look at some of the factors that further support the notion of youth as an agent of change
Have critically reflected upon their understanding and experience on what it means to be a young person in a globalising world
Have demonstrated skills in group working, giving a presentation, and writing an academic essay

Credits info

7.5 EC
7.5 ECTS, 4 US, 15 UCL

Fee info

GBP 2350: Students who study in both sessions (6 weeks) will benefit from a built-in tuition fee discount.

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