Environmental Ethics

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environmental Ethics

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Ethics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    To introduce the student to the subject of ethics with particular reference to developments in environmental science and health.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Appreciate risk, precaution and trust
    2. Discuss issues that are of ethical concern for the biosphere
    3. Formulate an ethical view on how to promote democratic decision making in environmental science and health
    4. Construct reasoned arguments to support their position on the ethical and social impact of advances in environmental science and technology

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.