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PAIR3057 Ethics of Public Policy

Module Overview

Aims and Objectives

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • On successfully completing this module, you will be able to write coherent, normative arguments concerning issues in public policy.

Syllabus

Exact topics may vary from year to year, but indicative examples include: Regulation of unhealthy food/drink; Tobacco, alcohol, and drugs; Marriage; Sex; Abortion; Reproductive technologies; Euthanasia; Organ donation.

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures, seminar discussion, independent reading, coursework writing, and feedback.

TypeHours
Independent Study128
Seminar11
Lecture11
Total study time150

Assessment

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Coursework assignment(s)  (2000 words) 50%
Coursework assignment(s)  (2000 words) 50%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

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