This course deals with economic change in qualitative terms and considers how cities and regions, companies and organizations, employment and consumption change in a global network society.

Purpose and learning objectives
Through this course you will be able to reflect on
- perspectives, concepts and transformations in the global economic geography.
- qualitative methods to collect, analyse and interpret data in the thematic field for the course.

Content and teaching methods
The course discusses the transformation of the space economy into post-industrial, post-modern, communication, and knowledge societies. Focus is on economies in the global north. The course involves training in qualitative methods and field work.

Course facts

Course coordinator: Dominic Power.
Course code: KG7228.
Cycle: Second Cycle.
Main field of study: Human Geography.
Language of instruction: English.
Pace percentage: 100%.
Course start: Spring Semester. The course is not given spring semester 2020.
Semester period: Spring Semester A–B.
Module sharing: No.
Special eligibility requirements: Bachelor degree incl. 90 HECs in Human Geography, Business, Economic History, Geography, Economics, Urban and Regional Planning, Tourism or equal, or 15 HECs from a master programme in Human Geography, Urban and Regional Planning or Globalization, Environment and Social Change and English B.
Selection: Higher Education Credits (up to 270).
Application: See the University course and programme database.

Detailed information, including grading criteria, is presented at the course and module introductions and via the collaboration and learning environment Mondo. Course syllabus, required reading and timetable will be available below.