UG Coursework Unit
The influence of culture and society on the creation of knowledge, truth and morality provide the foundation to explore a broad range of ethical theories. These theories are applied to diverse contemporary issues including human rights and corporate governance. The unit explores the ethical roots of the ecological crisis and examines the contribution of the sustainability concept to the search for a solution.
Introduction to ethics
Consequential ethical theories
Non-consequential ethical theories
Business social responsibility
Introduction to sustainability
Personal to global sustainability
Socially sustainable business
A global sustainable society
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||apply major ethics and sustainability tools and concepts|
|2||utilise critical reasoning skills to identify solutions to ethical problems|
|3||examine sustainability policy and practice at multiple levels|
|4||evaluate the social, environmental and economic impact of business on stakeholders|
|5||explain the importance of diverse cultural influences to ethics and sustainability|
|6||analyse contemporary ethical and sustainability issues.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- apply major ethics and sustainability tools and concepts
- utilise critical reasoning skills to identify solutions to ethical problems
- examine sustainability policy and practice at multiple levels
- evaluate the social, environmental and economic impact of business on stakeholders
- explain the importance of diverse cultural influences to ethics and sustainability
- analyse contemporary ethical and sustainability issues.
- No prescribed texts.