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Global Studies: Programme Qualifications and Papers

Global papers & qual imageDiploma in Global Cultures (DipGlobalC)

The Diploma in Global Cultures (DipGlobalC) prepares students for the pressing need to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for intercultural communicative competence and responsible, global citizenship.

The DipGlobalC is a separate qualification normally completed alongside a degree programme. It offers a wide range of project-focused interdisciplinary courses that develop global perspectives and cross-cultural communication skills.

Because of its focus on fostering global citizenship, the Diploma is particularly suitable to complement majors and minors in Languages and Cultures, Philosophy, the Arts, Environmental Science, Law, Religion, Film and Media, History, Maori and Pacifica Studies, Gender and Social work, Geography, Food Science, Science Communication, Politics, Tourism, Commerce and other areas.


The core GLBL papers are

GLBL101 - Introduction to Intercultural Communication

GLBL201/301 - Cultures of the Environment

GLBL202/302 - A World of Stories: Global Storytelling in the Digital Age

Diploma in Global Cultures  (DipGlobalC) Papers Required
Seven papers, including GLBL101, GLBL201 or 202, GLBL301 or 302, ASIA101, EURO202, and two of ASIA201, 202, 301, 302, CHIN 241-244, 342-344, JAPA242-244, 342-344, FREN341-343, MFCO316, SPAN243, 341-343, HIST204, 304

At least two papers must be at 300-level.