Mobility Module

2021/2022

Modulets indhold, forløb og pædagogik

This module contains the following three subject areas:

  1. Transnational Migration
  2. Ethics and mobility
  3. Sustainable development and social change

 

CONTENT, PROGRESS AND PEDAGOGY OF THE MODULE

Objectives

Transnational migration: This course provides the background for understanding the complexity of the ways in which global flows affect or alter the social structures at several levels. Theories and case studies will be presented as the basis for analysing various dimensions within development and migration. The students will be assessed based on their ability to reflect upon methodology and problem based learning processes, especially as regards development of own skills in addressing interdisciplinary work

Ethics and mobility: The objective of the module is to provide students with knowledge of critical analysis of core themes within Ethics and Mobility. Limitations to mobility and the ethics herein will be core themes of this course. The students will be assessed based on their skills in methodological considerations to discover progress in problem based learning processes, especially by showing skills in showing development of own skills addressing interdisciplinary work

Sustainable development and social change: The objective of the module is to provide students with knowledge of sustainable development and social change caused by migration flows and their global impact in order to create an understanding of the complex dynamics between individuals and institutions involved in sustainable development.

Contents

Transnational migration: The course includes themes within: globalisation and challenges to local cultures and identities; development and change.

Ethics and mobility: The course includes themes within: Mobility regimes; Cases from various areas of the world with a focus ethics that are particularly relevant to planning and policy within the field of mobility; financial crises and their implications for different regions.

Sustainable development and social change: The course includes themes within: community based development and sustainability; transnational identities and social change; sustainable development goals.

Læringsmål

Viden

  • possess knowledge of various theoretical and methodological tools within transnational migration theories
  • possess knowledge of various theoretical and methodological tools within the fields of ethics and mobility
  • possess knowledge of various theoretical and methodological tools within the fields of sustainable development and social change

Færdigheder

  • can apply their knowledge within the module’s subject areas to select theories and analytical perspectives and at the same time remain critical to these theories and analyses.
  • can apply an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective in their analysis.
  • can independently take responsibility for their own academic development and specialisation
  • can plan and manage complex work and development situations within mobility, while including ethical perspectives using problem based learning skills.

Kompetencer

  • can reflect and argue on the basis of scientific knowledge
  • can analyse transnational migration from different perspectives and thereby qualify themselves to work within the field.
  • can analyse mobility, transnationalism and change from different perspectives and thereby qualify themselves to work within the field.
  • can analyse sustainable development and social change from different perspectives and thereby qualify themselves to work within the field.

Undervisningsform

The module consists of lectures and seminars, including exercises and student contributions.

Eksamen

Prøver

Prøvens navnMobility Module
Prøveform
Skriftlig
An internally assessed individual written examination. The examination is a 48-hour take-home assignment comprising issues within the three subject areas. The assignment paper must not exceed 10 pages.
ECTS15
Bedømmelsesform7-trins-skala
CensurIntern prøve
VurderingskriterierVurderingskriterierne er angivet i Universitetets eksamensordning

Fakta om modulet

Engelsk titelMobility Module
ModulkodeGRS2027
ModultypeKursus
Varighed1 semester
SemesterEfterår
ECTS15
UndervisningssprogEngelsk
UndervisningsstedCampus København, Campus Aalborg
Modulansvarlig

Organisation

StudienævnStudienævn for Internationale Forhold
InstitutInstitut for Politik og Samfund
FakultetDet Samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultet