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University of Leeds: Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics (Online Distance Learning)

Institution University of Leeds
Department Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre
Web http://www.leeds.ac.uk
Email admissions@idea.leeds.ac.uk
Telephone 0113 343 7794
Study type Taught

Summary

Explore the application of ethics in the biomedical and healthcare sectors, and develop the knowledge and skills needed to address the complex ethical issues facing professionals in this field.

This online course allows to you investigate current issues, debates and theories surrounding ethical principles in medicine and healthcare.

You’ll gain a critical understanding of issues such as trust, confidentiality, autonomy and consent, and demonstrate the contemporary relevance of your findings by applying them to real-life case studies.

Throughout, you’ll benefit from teaching informed by consultation with healthcare professionals and shaped by the latest social, technological, and political developments. You’ll learn from experts who are experienced and actively engaged in research in this field.

As our student, you’ll join a diverse community of people from many different countries and backgrounds. Whether you’re looking to progress in your career, change to a new one, or explore a new subject area, you’ll be fully supported in achieving your goals.

You can study this course on campus or through distance learning, and at MRes, Masters or PGDip level. All of these options are available both full time and part time.

Specialist support

We have extensive experience in providing high-quality distance learning. You’ll study at the times and pace that suit you, sharing insights with other students as you learn. Throughout, you’ll receive expert support from your tutors and our dedicated Digital Education Specialists.

Extensive resources

Leeds University Library is one of the UK’s major academic research libraries, and has extensive holdings to support your studies. You can access a wide range of books, journals and other items online, as well as webinars on academic skills.

MA

Masters in Research (MRes)

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

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