Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

Many contemporary issues are legacies of European imperialism. This course addresses the genesis of some of those issues, with particular reference to Africa and Asia. Issues examined include: the motivation for empire; the impact of empire on the well-being of indigenous peoples; resistance to empire; the emergence of new nations; the role of the Christian mission movement in empire building and empire resistance; the new ‘empires’ of global commerce and trade. Note aspects of the mission movement/imperialism interface are also examined.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.