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Microcredential- Bioethics - Life and Death

The University of Western Australia

3 months
Duration
1320 AUD/full
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About

This Bioethics - Life and Death micro-credential from The University of Western Australia aims to give students a solid grounding in general ethical theories before considering their application to topics in bioethics. 

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Overview

In this Bioethics - Life and Death program from The University of Western Australia  we will discuss a wide range of issues, including (but not limited to) abortion, euthanasia, the allocation of scarce medical resources, triage, paternalistic public health interventions, compulsory vaccination, and so on. Four weeks will be devoted directly to issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Why study this course?

  • Gain a solid understanding of the most important ethical theories in Western thought.
  • Learn about the contemporary bioethical issues including those relating to abortion, euthanasia and the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Develop valuable analytical and critical thinking skills.

How does it work?

  • 50% essay and 50% take-home assessment 

Programme Structure

What you'll learn
  • Understand key ethical theories.
  • Apply key ethical theories to contemporary controversies in bioethics.
  • Gain crucial analytical and critical thinking skills.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 00126G

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1320 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1320 AUD for the full programme during 3 months.

AUD $1,320 including GST

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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