Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice - Global Justice: Towards an Egalitarian Global Order

University College Dublin


Course Name Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice - Global Justice: Towards an Egalitarian Global Order
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code SSJ10020
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

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Open Learning fees can be paid online, through your SISWeb account after you’ve selected your modules. Students choosing credit modules will pay €500 per module and €350 for audit modules.
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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:
This is a Level 1 course so there are no pre-requisites

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Global Justice (EQUL10020)
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Course Content

Expand+Spring 2020: Semester 2

SSJ10020 Global Justice: Towards an Egalitarian Global Order
Academic Year 2019/2020

The objective of this module is to equip students with a clear understanding of and critical perspective on global injustices. We will...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
Global poverty and inequality; colonialism and post-colonialism; debt and development; neoliberal capitalism; trade, transnational corporations and international tax justice; global gender relations; the global fashion industry; migration and refugees; ‘race’ and racism; the media and representations of development; environmental justice and climate change.
Number of Credits 5
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