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Course Details
Study level Bachelors
Course Custom Name Bachelor of Global Studies
Course decription

Programme overview

The Bachelor of Global Studies will shape you as an informed citizen who can make a difference in our increasingly globalised world.

This interdisciplinary programme will expand your mind as you are exposed to new ways of thinking about the world. As you gain competency in another language you’ll deepen your understanding of other cultures and perspectives.

You will develop skills for employment, such as leadership, teamwork, public speaking, critical thinking, research and intercultural communication.

Programme structure

The Bachelor of Global Studies is a cross-faculty degree that draws on the combined expertise of the faculties of Arts, Business, Creative Arts and Industries, Engineering, Law and Science.

You will choose from one of four majors when you start the programme:

You will supplement your major with core courses in Global Studies, courses in a language, area studies in a region related to your chosen language, elective courses, and General Education.

You will have many opportunities to develop skills and experience through internships, workshops and research projects. We encourage you to spend time overseas during your study.

The broad structure of the programme is:

  • Three core courses: GLOBAL 100, GLOBAL 200, GLOBAL 300 (45 points)
  • Ten courses in your chosen major (150 points)
  • Four courses in a language (60 points)
  • Three courses in area studies (45 points)
  • Two General Education courses (30 points)
  • Two elective courses (30 points)
Course Fees 38000 (NZD)
Course Duration (In Months) 36 Months
Next Intake June 2020, August 2020, September 2020, October 2020

Programme overview

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  • A good foundation for a career in construction management, providing you with the skills to undertake detailed planning and management of resources applied to construction projects.
  • An overview of all aspects of the construction industry.
  • Explore progressively more complex scenarios and projects, and develop the technical skills to schedule activities and resources on construction projects.
  • Application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) processes
  • A major industry research project where you can apply what you've learnt.
  • Relevant to your future career: Unitec's advisory boards include experts who keep us up-to-date with industry trends and relevant legislation in the construction industry.
  • Lecturers with plenty of experience in the construction industry and guest lecturers who are leaders in their field.