Universities Scotland

Race Equality Toolkit

Learning and Teaching

Setting the Context

#5Internationalising the curriculum

As the student population becomes more informed of global issues and more diverse in its make-up, the curriculum within higher education in Scotland needs to be adapted to meet the diverse needs of students and employers in Scotland. At the dawn of the twenty-first century, the higher education curriculum should demand students who are critical thinkers and able to deal with the complexities of multicultural differences.

Internationalisation of the curriculum is more than just attracting international students. It is about developing a curriculum that will be

An international approach will help us move away from a monocultural approach to one that addresses issues of diversity and Eurocentricism.