|Globalisation and Global Justice, advanced course, 7,5 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the students should on an advanced level be able to
- account for and analyse theories and problems within the field of globalisation,
- account for and analyse theories and problems within the discussion about global justice
- describe and critically examine a variety of ethical problems and arguments in the discussion about global justice
- argue for a chosen position in the discussion about global justice,
- express an open and critical attitude to positions and arguments in global justice.
|The course focuses on theories of globalisation and theories of global justice. A central topic is the concept of global justice, its different interpretations, its relation to human rights, its implications for new global actors like NGOs and corporations, its justification and various suggested ways of its implementation.|
|In the course, students read and analyse texts, participate in group discussions, write papers and are actively involved in seminar discussions. In addition, lectures are provided. Homework and independent study are a necessary complement to the course.Language of instructions: English|
|Active participation in seminar discussions is required. The course is examined by a paper assignment. Detailed information about the examination can be found in the course’s 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.
A bachelor's degree/kandidatexamen of at least 180 ECTS credits or the equivalent.
Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6; i.e. English as native language or an internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90), IELTS, academic (minimum score: Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent.
|The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F|
|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.