Human and Animal Research Ethics (BETH5202)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study critically examines research ethics in its wider context, from structuring research to its dissemination. It explores the ethical underpinnings of a variety of research methods and their uses in humans and non-human animals including the justifications for engaging in research, key concepts in research ethics and research integrity. The unit also reviews the history of research and the impact of research abuse on participants, both human and animal.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Animal Science
- Graduate Certificate in Bioethics
- Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology
- Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Studies
- Graduate Diploma in Animal Science
- Graduate Diploma in Bioethics
- Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology
- Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation
- Graduate Diploma in Qualitative Health Research
- Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Studies
- Master of Animal Science
- Master of Bioethics
- Master of Health Technology Innovation
- Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)
- Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)
- Master of Veterinary Studies
Further unit of study information
4x8hr intensive or Distance Education (online). Attendance is compulsory if enrolled in face-to-face mode.
Continuous assessment (short weekly tasks) (10%); 'Best 3' short weekly tasks (10%); 1x1500wd essay (30%); 1x2500wd essay (50%)
All readings are made available via elearning.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.