No philosophy or ethics background is required to apply for this course. You’ll obtain the knowledge and skills needed to design and manage the ethical, social and governance aspects of business decision-making and operation. You’ll also learn how to apply business ethics concepts and frameworks to the responsible management of organisations.
This interdisciplinary course draws on the expertise of lecturers from the School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music, Institute of Ethics, DCU Business School and practitioners in the field of Business Ethics. The MA in Ethics (Corporate Responsibility) at Dublin City University is part of a professional development framework for Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI).
After graduation you can join our MA in Ethics Alumni and be part of a network of expertise and support in the field of ethics.
The programme is part of a professional development framework for ACOI members and for individuals within the wider business community who wish to develop their leadership skills for Business Ethics & Corporate Responsibility roles within organisations.
The pathway has been designed to appeal to individuals carrying out roles in or related to:
Ethics & Compliance
Organisational or Board Governance or Risk Management
Socially Responsible Investment
Ethics, Audit, Risk or Compliance Committees
Regulatory and public sector bodies
Undergraduate and postgraduate students and staff
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Introduction to Ethics
Readings in Ethics
Human Rights & Social Justice
Finance and Corporate Governance
Implementing an Effective Ethics Culture
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Corporate Communication Corporate Social Responsibility View 23 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in Ireland
- Applicants will normally have an honours primary degree or equivalent (2.2) but appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may be accepted as equivalent to an honours degree, in accordance with the relevant regulations of the University. Interviews may be held.
- Applicants with appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may also be considered. This includes discipline-specific knowledge and know-how; transferable skills; basic research competency; personal effectiveness.
- International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.
International7400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7400 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA3600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3600 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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