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PO909 - Justice and Equity

  • Module code: PO909
  • Module name: Justice and Equity
  • Department: Politics and International Studies
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aims of the module are: To enable students to understand and evaluate some of the central conceptions of egalitarian justice within recent moral and political theory; To develop students’ understanding of some key questions that arise in theorizing justice and equality; To develop students’ skills in the identification and interpretation of relevant texts in normative inquiry; To foster the ability to analyse and evaluate opposing normative arguments.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the modules students will be able to: Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the most prominent conceptions of egalitarian justice in recent moral and political theory; Analyse and evaluate at an advanced level opposing normative arguments concerning justice and equality; demonstrate enhanced key skills such as written and oral communication skills, problem solving, working with others, and information technology skills; devise a viable research essay topic relevant to the module; construct and substantiate a comprehensive and sophisticated argument.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/studymasters/pgmodules/po909

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: PO909-20)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M9PW) - Year 2
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught International Political Economy (M1P3) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Politics and East Asia (M1P8) - Year 2
  • MA in International Politics and Europe (M1PA) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91F) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92B) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92C) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92D) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92E) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92G) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92H) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92K) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (M93H) - Year 2
  • MA in Globalisation and Development (M9PB) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Public Policy (M9PF) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught United States Foreign Policy (M9PQ) - Year 2
  • MA in International Development (M9PT) - Year 2
  • MA in Research in Politics and International Studies (M9PU) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M9PV) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M9PX) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Politics and International Studies: Big Data and Quantitative Methods (M9PY) - Year 2