Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics - MA

University of Leeds    Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27) Philosophy (28) Social Work (32)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MA in Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics at Leeds University. Delve into the intricate world of ethical dilemmas in healthcare and medicine, honing your skills to tackle complex issues with confidence. This programme offers a comprehensive exploration of ethical principles, covering topics like trust, confidentiality, and consent through real-life case studies. Benefit from expert guidance from professionals actively involved in research, ensuring a cutting-edge learning experience. Whether you opt for on-campus or distance learning, full-time or part-time study, the flexibility is tailored to your needs. With a strong emphasis on theoretical knowledge and research skills, culminating in an independent research project, you'll be equipped to excel in various career paths. The programme's unique blend of academic rigour and practical application sets you on a path towards success in academia, healthcare management, or ethical consultancy. Join a diverse community and unlock your potential in the dynamic field of biomedical ethics.

About the course

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 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.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree. Professional experience may also be considered. If you want to apply for this MA course but don't have a degree, you can begin your studies by completing the PGDip either online or on campus and then apply for the MA.

We look for your willingness and ability to think clearly and independently, as well as good writing skills, a basic understanding of philosophical ethics and any relevant experiences of ethical issues in practice.


UK: £11,500 (Total)
International: £24,500 (Total)

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