French for Academic Purposes: Business and Society

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    French for Academic Purposes: Business and Society

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business, French, French Culture, International Business, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Advanced

  • 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
    This module has a theoretical and a practical concern. The module aims to explain the meanings of moral concepts and the methods supporting ethical standards and institutions in the economic, political and social spheres. It also aims to enable the students to recognise, identify and evaluate the nature of moral conflicts in their future work environment. The theoretical aspects will focus on business ethics. The issues to be discussed will include, among others, ethical decision making, ethical banking, ethical consumption, ethical tourism, etc.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Explain moral concepts in economic, political and social contexts.
    2. Express their own views on ethical issues related to the business world through French.
    3. Carry out research into an ethical issue in an economic and/or social context and present their findings orally through French.
    4. Write structured and well-argued short essays in French about the role of ethics in the business/social world.
    5. Engage in teamwork & collaborative working skills.