Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3210: Global Justice

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Aims

  • To give you an understanding of the normative questions that arise within the sphere of international politics.
  • To explore the contemporary literature on global justice.
  • To enable you to develop and defend, through clear and coherent argumentation, their views on important ethical issues.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. explain and contrast the key positions in the contemporary debate on global justice;
2. present a critical assessment of the literature studied in the module
Discipline-Specific Skills3. critically evaluate philosophical arguments relating to global politics
4. summarise and critique philosophical issues and debates relating to global politics and formulate arguments about the subject orally
Personal and Key Skills5. criticise extended and sophisticated texts; and
6. elaborate structured, evidence-based and logical arguments