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School of Politics and International Relations

POL385 Global Ethics

POL385 Global Ethics

Credits: 15
Semester: 1

Module Convenor: Prof Kimberly Hutchings

Description: This module examines debates across the field of Global Ethics. It introduces students to frameworks for thinking about global moral questions concerning for example the global distribution of wealth, the appropriate meaning of human rights in a multicultural world, environmental sustainability, migration, development aid, conflict resolution and transitional justice. Students will be expected to evaluate different approaches to ethical judgment and apply them to real-world dilemmas.


Assessment: Item 1: 30% Article Review Item 2: 70% Essay
Level: 6

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