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Faculty of Health Sciences

Ethical Decision Making

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

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What you'll study

The complexities and challenges of clinical practice continue to develop in respect to social, cultural and political factors. Relative to this, practitioners are now faced with complex ethical dilemmas to navigate, and an increase in advanced roles has seen a need emerge with respect to more autonomous decision.

This 10 credit module provides an opportunity for post-graduate students to evaluate clinical ethical dilemmas through an application of extensive moral theory and decision-making models, fostering the development and refinement of moral reasoning.

Starts in: Duration:
September 12 weeks (1 semester)

Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit.

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Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking.

Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from ‘bite-size’ taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities.

Entry requirements

A degree at 2:2 or above, an undergraduate diploma or evidence of successful completion of level 7 study within the past 5 years, current registration with a UK health regulatory body and a minimum of six months clinical experience.

Fees and funding

Home: £640 (10 credit module)

Funding may be available through your employer. If you’re self-funding, you may be eligible for a Professional and Career Development Loan from the government.