British CultureBritish Culture
HSS2001, Semester 1, 20 credits
This module explores some major aspects of British culture. It seeks to broaden and deepen your awareness of British culture, both historically and in contemporary society.
You'll also identify and learn to use resources for independent research in British culture.
Download the 2014-15 British Culture module overview (PDF: 177KB).
Philosophy EthicsPhilosophy Ethics
HSS1002, Semester 2, 10 credits
Where do our moral values come from? How should we behave toward one another?
This module will examine some answers to these questions. We'll assess their significance for current ethical debates:
- stem cell research
You'll consider the role of reason, religious beliefs, emotion and story-telling in forming and justifying moral beliefs and practices. We'll critically reflect on the implications of these for private and public morality.
We look at some major philosophers of the western tradition such as Kant, Hume and Mill. We also use material from postmodern and feminist writers.
Download the 2014-15 Philosophy Ethics module overview (PDF: 144KB)
The Arrt of Theological ReflectionThe Arrt of Theological Reflection
HSS2004, Semester 1, 10 credits
HSS2204, Semester 2, 10 credits
This module aims to understand what theology is and how to do it. You'll learn from five important theologians throughout key turning points in history.
Each lecture and seminar will focus on what each thinker has believed and taught about Christianity. The goal is to learn the art of theological reflection more broadly.
Download the 2014-15 Theological Reflection module overview (PDF: 99KB)