University of Manchester: Healthcare Ethics

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department School of Social Sciences
Telephone +44 (0)161 306 1270
Study type Taught


The distance learning Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Ethics provides the highest quality of training in healthcare ethics in a flexible way, catering to the needs of health care professionals and those in related fields.

You will study a wide variety of ethical subjects including: - Autonomy;

  • Consent;

  • Refusal of treatment;

  • Confidentiality;

  • The moral status of the foetus;

  • Resource allocation;

  • Genetic testing;

  • HIV testing;

  • Organ and tissue transplantation;

  • Fertility treatment;

  • Genetic manipulation;

  • Research ethics;

  • Stem cell research; and

  • Euthanasia.

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