Introduction to Human Research Ethics (BETH5208)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study introduces students to human research ethics in its wider context. It explores the ethical underpinnings of the research endeavour including the justifications for engaging in research and research integrity. The unit also briefly reviews the history of research and the impact of research abuse on human participants.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Bioethics
- Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology
- Graduate Diploma in Bioethics
- Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology
- Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling
- Master of Bioethics
- Master of Genetic Counselling
- Master of International Public Health
- Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)
Further unit of study information
Block mode (1.5 days) or online
1x1500wd essay (80%); 1x 400wd task (10%); participation in class/online (10%)
All readings are accessed online 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.