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Ethics (Corporate Responsibility)

Dublin City University

24 months
Duration
7400 EUR/year
3600 EUR/year
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About

The MA in Ethics (Corporate Responsibility) at Dublin City University is a specialist pathway within the MA in Ethics run by the DCU School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music and the Institute of Ethics.

Overview

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.

Careers

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

  • Corporate Responsibility/Citizenship

  • Stakeholder Relations

  • Organisational or Board Governance or Risk Management

  • Social Accounting/Reporting

  • Socially Responsible Investment

  • Ethics, Audit, Risk or Compliance Committees

  • Regulatory and public sector bodies

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students and staff

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Ethics

  • Readings in Ethics

  • Human Rights & Social Justice

  • Business Ethics

  • Finance and Corporate Governance

  • Implementing an Effective Ethics Culture

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7400 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3600 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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