Bioethics

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Bioethics

Core units

BETH5101
Introduction to Ethical Reasoning
6   

If a sufficient number of students express interest, two days of face-to-face lectures will be held to supplement online learning.
Semester 1

Part 1

BETH5000
Critical Concepts in Bioethics
6   

This is a capstone Unit for the Master of Bioethics. If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 2
BETH5103
Biomedicine and Society
6   

Online only
Semester 2
BETH5102
Philosophy of Medicine
6   

Online only.
Semester 1
Master students must complete the following unit of study:
BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society
6   

Prerequisites: A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, law, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 1

Part 2

BETH5201
Ethics and Biotechnology
6      Semester 1
BETH5202
Human and Animal Research Ethics
6    N BETH5208


If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206
Semester 2
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 1
BETH5205
Ethics and Mental Health
6    A Basic understanding of ethical reasoning


Students can meet with course coordinators by appointment in person or via teleconference
Semester 2
BETH5206
Introduction to Public Health Ethics
2    N BETH5203

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma or Master of Public Health may choose to take BETH5203 (6CP) instead of BETH5206 (2CP). This unit is available to Master of Public Health (MPH) students only.
Semester 2a
BETH5207
Creativity and Creative Arts in Health
6      Semester 1
BETH5208
Introduction to Human Research Ethics
2    C GENC5020
N BETH5202


If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 2
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
BMRI5001
Neuroethics
6   

This is a capstone unit of study for the Master in Brain and Mind Sciences and Master of Medicine (Psychiatry).
Semester 2
MMHU6902
Independent Study
6    P You must have completed at least one other unit of study in a postgraduate coursework degree before seeking permission to enrol.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
You must seek permission from the unit of study coordinator prior to enrolment.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MMHU6913
Health in World History

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2

Part 3

BETH5301
Research Project A
6    P Credit average (or higher) in 24 credit points of BETH units of study.
C BETH5302

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BETH5302
Research Project B
6    P Credit average (or higher) in 24 credit points of BETH units of study.
C BETH5301

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2