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Ethics

Dublin City University

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

This MA in Ethics programme at Dublin City University has attracted people from various graduate and occupational backgrounds including education, journalism, social work, business, the charity sector, healthcare and law. No philosophy or ethics background is required to apply for this course.  

Overview

While pursuing your MA in Ethics at Dublin City University, you’ll confront and evaluate a range of important contemporary ethical challenges in society. The course modules focus on both general and applied ethics, and the programme draws on diverse expertise from the areas of ethics, philosophy, theology and humanities.

The degree attracts individuals looking to develop analytical and decision-making skills so that they can apply ethical perspectives and principles to real-life and professional dilemmas.

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.

Why Do This Programme?

  • Gain an understanding of a broad range of ethical theories and principles at the forefront of general and applied ethics.

  • Acquire a critical awareness of contemporary public and professional ethical issues, together with new ethical insights, developed and informed by a variety of philosophical, theological, human rights, and intercultural perspectives.

  • Learn how to analyse specific ethical issues, challenges and dilemmas arising from contemporary work, professional activity and public life.

Careers

The MA in Ethics will be of particular relevance to you if you participate in ethics committees and activities relating to corporate social responsibility/citizenship, regulations or human rights. At the same time, other graduates without professional experience will benefit from the knowledge provided in this course and develop important ethical decision-making skills.

Potential Careers

  • Education

  • Management

  • Health Care

  • Medical Practice

  • Chaplaincy

  • Business

  • Finance

  • Banking

  • Law

  • Human Resources

  • Social Work

  • Other Care Services

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Ethics

  • Readings in Ethics

  • Human Rights & Social Justice

  • Business Ethics Or Contemporary Topics in Ethics

  • Global Bioethics

  • Comparative Religious Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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.
  • International candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language. For further information on international applications click here

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

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.

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