Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 20
Semester 1 and 2
This course applies political philosophy to issues in global politics. In particular it examines the following topics: global distributive justice, economic integration and trans-state democracy, global citizenship, immigration, just war and humanitarian intervention. Throughout the course we will address issues of desirability and feasibility, as well as issues concerning the institutionalisation of proposals and the role of nation-states, non-governmental and inter-governmental organisations.
Teaching and learning methods
These courses are taught by a combination of lectures, classes and directed reading.
This module is available as:
Autumn term only 10 credit unit – 3,000 word assessed essay
Spring term only 10 credit unit – 3,000 word assessed essay
Whole Year 20 credit unit – 4,000 word summative essay (50%) plus 3 hour examination (50%).