Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC1026: Power, Inequality and Global Justice

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Module Aims

The aims of this module are to:

  • Encourage you to think critically about hegemonic practices in world politics, and the assumptions that sustain them
  • Enable you to analyse and deconstruct these practices
  • Use these deconstructive processes to the possibilities for global justice.

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. Generate critical questions about world politics
2. Analyse and deconstruct hegemonic practices in world politics
3. Use deconstructive practices to discuss and evaluate possibilities for global justice
Discipline-Specific Skills4. Engage in comparative and critical analytical work in politics
5. Articulate your own political and ethical viewpoints and justify them
6. List, describe and evaluate different political interpretations in the light of appropriate evidence
Personal and Key Skills7. study independently and in groups
8. Communicate orally and deliver presentations to peers
9. Construct well-structured rigorous arguments based on logical deduction
10. Appropriately use ICT for research and presentation purposes
11. Work independently, within a limited time frame, and without access to external sources, to complete a specified task