AIS5040 - BRIC Countries and the Emerging Global Order

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course focuses on the political economy of Brazil, Russia, India, and China, as a means of introducing wider aspects of the global economy today. It aims to compare and contrast these cases, in accordance with their specific history, and the manner of their integration into the global economy, and to develop an analytical framework which lends itself both to the analysis of current developments and the investigation of further cases ‘beyond the BRICs’. 

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Learning log; ten instalments: 50%
Term paper: 50% (~3,000 words)
Detailed Course Information


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