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Marketing, Responsibility and Ethics

Additional course evaluations for FÖ0445

Academic year 2020/2021

Marketing, Responsibility and Ethics (FÖ0445-10208) 2020-08-31 - 2020-11-01

Academic year 2019/2020

Marketing, Responsibility and Ethics (FÖ0445-10171) 2019-09-02 - 2019-10-31

Academic year 2018/2019

Marketing, Responsibility and Ethics (FÖ0445-10231) 2018-09-03 - 2018-11-05

FÖ0445 Marketing, Responsibility and Ethics, 15.0 Credits

Marknadsföring, ansvarstagande och etik

Syllabus approved



Business Administration

Education cycle

Master’s level


Title Credits Code
Individual assignments 6.00 1002
Group project 6.00 1003
Exam 3.00 1004

Advanced study in the main field

Second cycle, only first-cycle courses as entry requirements(A1N)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge

120 credits, with at least 90 credits in business administration, or equivalent. English 6.


This course aims to problematize responsibilities and ethics in marketing with reference to sustainable development.

Having completed the course, students are expected to:

- critically discuss limitations within the marketing field in the context of sustainable development,
- theorize and describe concepts, terms and perspectives on responsibility marketing and ethics within in different contexts,
- analyse and critically reflect on market initiatives from an ethical and corporate responsibility perspective.


The course consists of two parts. Part one focus on theoretical concepts and terms related to marketing, corporate responsibility and ethics. Part two focus on market initiatives in particular contexts and with reference to corporate responsibility and ethics.

The course is implemented trough lectures, literature reviews, case studies and assignments that illustrates conceptual and empirical developments within the marketing field with explicit reference to social, environmental, economic and ethical dimensions.

Formats and requirements for examination

Passed exam.
Passed assignments.
  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Responsible department

Department of Economics

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom naturresurser och jordbruk (PN - NJ)
Replaces: FÖ0360
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes The course is offered as a programme course: Agricultural Economics and Management - Master´s Programme Environmental Economics and Management - Master´s Programme Agriculture Programme - Economics and Management (270 hec) Agriculture Programme - Economics and Management Agricultural Economics and Management - Master´s Programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 26165 SEK Cycle: Master’s level
Subject: Business Administration
Course code: FÖ0445 Application code: SLU-10238 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Economics Pace: 100%