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  Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics (Online) - PGDip

Online University of Leeds    Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre

Full time & Part time September PGDip 1 year full-time, 17 months part-time
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27) Philosophy (28) Social Work (32)

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Embark on a fascinating journey into the world of Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics with our online PGDip programme. Delve into the ethical dilemmas faced by professionals in the healthcare sector and gain the knowledge and skills to tackle these complex issues head-on. Through real-life case studies, you'll explore topics like trust, confidentiality, autonomy, and consent. Our programme is designed for individuals with academic or professional experience in a relevant field, and we value independent thinking, good writing skills, and a basic understanding of philosophical ethics. Join our diverse community and receive expert support as you study at your own pace.

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 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.

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Entry Requirements

Academic or professional experience in a relevant field. 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.

A personal statement in response to the questions asked in the supporting statement section of the application form.


UK: £7,667 (Total)
International: £7,667 (Total)

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