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School of Politics and International Relations

POL385 Global Ethics

Credits: 15
Semester: A

Module Convenor: Prof Kimberly Hutchings
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

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 multi-cultural world, environmental sustainability, migration, development aid, conflict-resolution and transitional justice. Students will be expected to evaluate different approaches to ethical judgment and to apply them to real world dilemmas.


Connected course(s): None
Assessment: Article Review – 1000 words (30%), Essay - 3000 words (70%)

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