Justice and Peace

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Justice and Peace

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Justice Studies, Peace and Conflict

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module explores justice and peace, both generally and with regard to selected issues, from theological and philosophical perspectives, from biblical and ancient times up to the modern tradition of Catholic Social Doctrine.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate a theological and philosophical knowledge and understanding of the concepts of justice and peace.
    2. Identify and reflect upon the biblical and traditional sources of Christian thinking on, and action for, justice and peace.
    3. Argue and justify ethical points of view regarding justice and peace issues, supported by relevant theological and philosophical sources.
    4. Apply ethical principles and truths from the Christian tradition to specific contemporary justice and peace issues, such as war and human rights.
    5. Integrate insights from the theological and philosophical tradition into a coherent, person-centred worldview.

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.