University of Warwick
Health Care Ethics
This is a 5-day taught module followed by an assignment and is available as a stand-alone PGA or as a module within the MSc medical education or MSc medical leadership programmes; this is a broadly based course, which is of interest to a wide range of health professionals; we anticipate a multidisciplinary group which is taught in a small group format; it provides an introduction to the theory of ethics in relation to health care and how this has developed over time; a number of specific subject areas are considered using key legal cases and discussion of case studies; there is an emphasis on practical application of theory into student's own practice.
2.2 Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; students with a 1st language that is not English are expected to obtain 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (British council international testing system) of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 92 (internet-based iBT); PTE 62; CAE 60 or CPE.
The professional/patient relationship (including consent and confidentiality); treatment of vulnerable adults and children; ethical issues in reproductive medicine; ethics of resource allocation; difficult decisions at the end of life; ethical issues in education of health professionals.
4,000 word essay.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PGA||Part-time day||£ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|PGA||Part-time day||£ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Warwick||Coventry||CV4 7AL||West Midlands|