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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleGradCertBioethics
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)0.5 years FT, 1 year PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Off-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3761
Course coordinator

Associate Professor Justin Oakley http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/bioethics/staff/joakley.php

Notes

  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.

Description

This course provides suitably qualified people with an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in bioethics. It also provides an introduction to theoretical frameworks and current issues in bioethics.

Objectives

Students completing this course will have:

  • a familiarity with diverse aspects of the academic discipline
  • a familiarity with the world view of the field of study
  • a familiarity with the secondary literature in the field of study
  • a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study
  • advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • developed sound analytical skills
  • developed the ability to use relevant technology such as databases, information management systems and search engines effectively.

Structure

This course consists of two level four 12-point units:

Requirements

Students select two units from the following:

Progression to further studies

Students who complete this course with a minimum credit average are eligible to apply for entry into course 1158 Graduate Diploma in Bioethics.

Award(s)

Graduate Certificate in Bioethics