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Global Knowledge Society - ICOM301

This unit explores the transformation of human society as the result of information technology development. The unit introduces theories and concepts associate with global network society and knowledge society; transformation of the structure and productivity of the human society as the result of globalization; and the implications of the transformation of human society on the global politics, economic, education and individuals. This is the capstone unit for students of International Communication. Lectures and readings link disciplinary knowledge and skills to career paths. Students are expected to apply theories and concepts learned in this unit and in previous studies to analyse and critique cases in practical settings.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Qin Guo

39cp at 100 level or above Prerequisite Information


3cp in ICOM or MAS units at 300 level

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Assessed As: Graded
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Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies

Faculty of Arts

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