About the courseExplore 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. Youll 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, youll benefit from teaching informed by consultation with healthcare professionals and shaped by the latest social, technological, and political developments. Youll learn from experts who are experienced and actively engaged in research in this field. As our student, youll join a diverse community of people from many different countries and backgrounds. Whether youre looking to progress in your career, change to a new one, or explore a new subject area, youll 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.
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You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or/with full-time or equivalent, work experience in a relevant industry setting.Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entr
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AboutThe University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine and was renamed Yorkshire College. It became part of the federal Victoria University in 1887, joining Owens College and University College Liverpool. In 1904 a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.
The University of Leeds is ranked 11th in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2020, and among the world top 100 according to the QS World University Rankings 2019. It is also part of the prestigious Russell Group – a collection of 24 research intensive universities in the UK.
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Our single-site campus, one of the largest in the UK, is just a short walk from the centre of Leeds. Everything is in one place and its really easy to get around. The University is a creative community with a rich cultural life, offering many opportunities for you to get involved or immerse yourself in the arts.