We live today in an interconnected and globalised world. Yet conflict continues to impede international cooperation. The world has become more rather than less complicated. Being able to understand and evaluate global issues across the social, cultural, legal, political and economic spectrum, therefore, is a highly valued skill that is much desired by government, business and the non-government sector. Through engagement with innovative approaches and thinking, this course will empower you to comprehend and evaluate contemporary regional and global developments, and will equip you for an international career in diplomacy, journalism,the NGO sector, international business or academia.