Ethics and globalisation

Ethics and Globalisation

Microcredential

Who wins and who loses in our globalising world?

Certain ethical challenges of the global liberal economic and political order do not go away. Public authorities, private actors and observers alike remain faced with them, regardless of concrete policy choices or stances. This microcredential gives you in-depth insight into the normative constitution of international politics and its enduring ethical dilemmas as well as into the question of who wins and who loses – politically and economically – in our globalising world.

Curriculum

This microcredential consists of 2 courses.

12 ECTS-credits

Ethics in World Politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200FSWEWP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
International Political Economy

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200PSWIPE
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences

Target group and admission requirements

This microcredential is aimed at international relations practitioners.

Objectives

  • You will become familiar with a selection of key concepts and thinkers in global ethics and acquire insight in some of the most important questions in international economic relations. 
  • You will identify the politico-ethical dimensions of international events and processes, and reflect on ethical arguments concerning global politics. 
  • You will learn how to assess different possible answers to those key questions by developing your critical reading attitude

Taken together, these objectives will enable you to assess the ethical dimension of the question: who wins and who loses in a globalised world?

How to enrol

To take microcredential courses you have to enrol as a credit contract student.

  1. Request the faculty's permission to enrol: send an email to Ann Aertssen containing the following information: first name, last name, date of birth, national identification number (rijksregisternummer)
  2. Follow the standard enrolment procedure (choose: credit contract > microcredential)

Tuition fee

The tuition fee consists of a fixed amount plus an amount per credit. Tuition fees are subject to changes: consult the rates.

Student account and student card

You'll have access to all our student facilities: on-campus WiFi, the student portal and online learning platform, your student mailbox, the library, syllabus shops...