|Ethics and Migration, advanced course, 7,5 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|After completion of the course, the student should on an advanced level be able to:
- analyse important ethical theories of relevance for this course,
- orally and in written form, discuss and analyse,ethical problems that may arise in relation to migration,
- employ ethical theory, principles and concepts in an in-depth analysis of a concrete migration issue,
- criticise ethical analyses in a constructive manner,
- demonstrate an open and critical attitude to positions and arguments in Ethics and migration.
|Ethics of migration comprises normative issues related to the different phases of migration and categories of migrants. Reasons for and modes of migration vary as do the impact of migration on receiving, transit and sending countries.
In a first, theoretical part, this course examines fundamental ethical questions related to migrants (regular and irregular) and migration, borders and border control. Arguments for and against immigration restriction as well as rights and duties between nation states and migrants are systematically analysed.
In a second, more applied part, ethical implications of migration flow such as brain drain will be investigated. Prevailing migration management e.g. large-scale surveillance-based migration control will also be critically examined from the perspective of ethics.
|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. Language instruction: English|
|Mandatory participation in seminars as well as oral presentations of a smaller written work. Students should also critically discuss written assignments produced by a fellow student. Detailed information about the examination can be found in the courses 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, including a 15 ECTS credit degree paper or equivalent.
Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6: internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90+TWE-score 20), 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.