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Applied and Professional Ethics

University of Leeds

M.A. Online
12 months
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About

This online distance learning Applied and Professional Ethics course at University of Leeds  allows to you examine current issues, debates, and theories around the application of ethics in professional settings.

Overview

Explore the ethical issues raised by different professional contexts, and discover how ethical principles can be applied to help us navigate our increasingly complex working environments.

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 at 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.

Career 

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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to 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
  • Global Environmental Ethics
  • Business Ethics
  • Professional Ethics Project

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There’s no formal deadline for applications, but you should aim to submit your completed application as early in the year as possible. This will allow you time to organise your visa and transport arrangements (if relevant) and also meet the deadlines for any funding opportunities you pursue.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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 can begin your studies by completing the PGDip and then progress onto 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.
  • Two academic references – see the admissions policy (below) for details.
  • Evidence of your English language test scores, if English isn’t your first language.

Tuition Fee

Funding

If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. 

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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