Using a blend of theory and real-life case studies, you’ll gain a critical understanding of issues such as trust, integrity, privacy, consent and professional responsibility.
Throughout, you’ll benefit from teaching that blends insights from industry professionals with the latest in ethical research. With the expert guidance of your tutors, you’ll use the theoretical understanding you gain to respond to social, technological, and political developments as they occur.
Our diverse community includes people from a wide variety of countries and backgrounds. Whether you’re looking for career progression, a change of direction, or knowledge of a new subject area, you’ll receive all the support you need to succeed.
This Applied and Professional Ethics course from University of Leeds is taught through distance learning and can also be studied at PGDip level. Both of these options are available both full time and part time.
Studying applied ethics will allow you to develop transferable skills in research, critical thinking and communication. It will also give you more confidence to handle situations with ethical implications in the workplace. All of this is good preparation for a range of careers, while it could also benefit you in your current role. In particular, this course gives you scope to develop your career in growing areas such as compliance and corporate social responsibility.
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- Ethics: Reasons, Motivation, Obligations and Happiness
- Professional Issues
- Agents and Professional Responsibility
- Professional Issues: Privacy and Confidentiality
- Professional Issues: Consent and Contracts
- Justice: Fairness, Equality and Diversity
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
There’s no formal deadline for applications, but you should aim to submit your completed application as early in the year as possible.
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Corporate Social Responsibility View 46 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A bachelor degree. Professional experience may also be considered. If you want to apply for this MA course but don't have a degree, you could begin your studies by completing the PGDip before applying for the MA. We look for your willingness and ability to think clearly and independently, as well as good writing skills, a basic understanding of philosophical ethics and any relevant experiences of ethical issues in practice
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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