|Unit name||Ethics, Social Responsibility and the Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Discipline||Law|Philosophy and Gender Studies|
|Available as student elective?||%asset_metadata_unit.AvailableAsElective_value^empty:No%|
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- Describe and explain ethical issues in decision making and distinguish ethical norms from legal, prudential or religious considerations.
- Critically evaluate competing normative ethical theories and be able to weigh their relative advantages and disadvantages as guides for ethical decision making.
- Apply normative ethical theories and soft legal rules in a range of different professional contexts to arrive at rationally-defensible decisions.
- Work independently and collaboratively, and embrace and respect a diversity of perspectives.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Weekly learning content is delivered in fully online mode comprising a combination of in-house lectures and written content, external multimedia presentations (e.g. videos, webinars), interactive activities and discussion boards all of which is supplemented by essential and recommended readings.
Task 1: Online test (15%)
Task 2: Online quizzes (60% total)
Task 3: Reflective exercise, 1500 words (25%)
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