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Moral Theory & Medical Ethics (Module)

Module description

An important module if you are interested in the moral issues which arise in the context of medical practice and medical law. An introduction to the major theories provides you with a theoretical framework for the analysis of a range of complex problems in medical ethics. You develop a critical awareness of the principles and doctrines operating and learn to apply them in a systematic and creative way to some of the most difficult issues facing the medical profession today.

This module is a pre-requisite for all other ethics modules on the programme.

Staff information

Ms Pat Walsh and Dr Jillian Craigie

Teaching pattern

Not applicable

Module assessment - more information

Not applicable

Optional module for

Key information

Module code 7FFLG911

Credit level 7

Assessment

Credit value 20

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module No