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  Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics - PGDip

University of Leeds    Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre

Full time & Part time September PGDip 1 year full-time, 18 months part-time
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27) Philosophy (28) Social Work (32)

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Embark on a transformative journey in the field of Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics with the PGDip programme at Leeds University. Delve into the intricate world of ethical dilemmas in healthcare and medicine, honing your skills to tackle complex issues with confidence and expertise. Through engaging modules, you will explore current debates, theories, and principles, gaining a critical understanding of key concepts like trust, confidentiality, and autonomy. Benefit from the guidance of experienced professionals and cutting-edge research, shaping your knowledge in alignment with the latest developments in the sector. Whether you choose on-campus or online learning, full-time or part-time study, the flexible options cater to your needs. The programme equips you with essential research skills, preparing you for diverse career opportunities in academia, research, healthcare management, or ethical committees. Join a vibrant community of global learners and unlock your potential in the dynamic realm of biomedical ethics. Are you ready to make a difference?

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

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: £16,333 (Total)

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