Courses Catalogue

Ethical Issues In Conflict Resolution And Peace-building

COURSE CODE: CRP 9212
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Conflict Resolution and Peace-building, PhD
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

The course will analyze whether or not efforts to resolve conflicts and build peace are based on moral considerations or norms. In particular, the course will adopta student-centered practical simulation approach to explore the qualitative challenges posed by sub-national conflicts in order to understand how ethical processes, procedures, institutions and mechanisms can be established to enhance peace-building.      

 

COURSE AIMS

1.    To analyse ethical issues in conflict resolution and peace-building; and

2.    To evaluate the morality of various conflict resolution and peace-building models

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

1.    Assess the ethical dimension of conflict resolution and peace-building and to prescribe ethically acceptable norms and principles of peace-building and conflict resolution; and

2.    Correctly scrutinize efforts to promote peace and resolve conflicts to ascertain whether or not they are morally acceptable.