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Globalisation and Global Justice, basic course, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Single Subject Course
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Applied Ethics - TEE
  COURSE CODE   721G15
On completion of the course, the students should have acquired:
- basic knowledge of concepts, theories and problems within the field of globalisation,
- knowledge of concepts, theories and problems within the discussion about global justice
- ability to describe and critically examine ethical problems and arguments in the discussion about global justice
- capacity to argue for a position in the discussion about global justice
- ability to express an open and critical attitude towards positions and arguments in social ethics
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. Texts in this area are studied.
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.
Active participation in seminar discussions is required.
The course is examined by writing of a paper.

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 one year of full-time undergraduate studies and at least 30 ECTS credits in a relevant subject (such as ethics, philosophy, religious studies, political science etc). Documented knowledge of English equivalent to "Engelska B"; 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. Exemption from Swedish B,
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.
Globalisation and Global Justice, basic course
Globalisation and Global Justice, basic course
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: LiU-2008/00111   Course Code: 721G15      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Applied Ethics - TEE          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level     TEE   SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2008-10-15