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Ethics and Migration, basic course, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Applied Ethics - TEE
SUBJECT AREA   Others in the historical-philosophical topics – HF9
  COURSE CODE   721G25
After completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- summarise important ethical theories of relevance for migration,
- discuss and analyse, orally and in written form, ethical problems that may arise in relation to migration,
- employ ethical theory in an analysis of a concrete migration issue,
- criticise ethical analyses in a constructive manner.
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 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.

At least one year of full-time undergraduate studies. 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.
Ethics and Migration, basic course
Ethics and Migration, basic course
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2013-00463   Course Code: 721G25      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Applied Ethics - TEE          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level       SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2014-02-14