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Ethics , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Applied Ethics - TEE
SUBJECT AREA   Other subject within Social Studies - SA9
  COURSE CODE   719A79
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- account for theoretical and methodological issues linked to the subject of ethics and its relation to other subjects of religious studies,
- discuss research and scholarship in central parts of the subject of ethics,
- independently formulate an ethical issue, and independently in scholarly form process the issue by means of the theory and method traditions of the subject,
The course in ethics may be focused on issues in moral philosophy, theological ethics or applied ethics
The course consists of three modules with the following parts:

Theories and Methods of Ethics, 7.5 HE credits
The course covers theories and methods of religious studies with a specific focus on theories and methods of ethics.

In-depth studies, 7.5 HE credits
The course comprises advanced studies of an ethical specialisation, for example moral philosophy, theological ethics or applied ethics.

Thesis, 15 HE credits
With a clear connection to the theory and method traditions of the subject, an ethical issue is formulated and covered independently. The results are presented in writing as an academic paper and defended at an essay seminar.
The teaching mainly takes the form of independent writing and literature studies. The studies are also supported by teaching, in the form of supervision, seminars and a presentation seminar. In addition to this, the student should study independently.
The course is examined through assessment of an essay and through defence of the essay at seminar discussion as well as a critical review of another essay. Detailed information can be found in the study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

At least a passing grade in the Ethics thesis course. In addition to the above, documented knowledge in Swedish and English is required, equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle studies.
A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2010-00180   Course Code: 719A79      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Applied Ethics - TEE          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
A1X   Advanced level     TEE   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2010-12-28