|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Humanities & Communication|
|Student contribution band :||2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||20 May 2022|
Ethical professional and research practice is a key requirement of all graduates, with evolving community expectations, legal requirements and professional demands. This applies to a range of professions, and to research ethics in the humanities, sciences and social sciences.
This course introduces students to the main legal, ethical, and social justice responsibilities that are integral to professional and research contexts. While considering a range of approaches to moral philosophy, students will focus on a rights based approach, together with an awareness of contemporary social justice issues. Examples and applications will be taken from a range of professions (e.g. human services, journalism) and codes of research ethics (e.g. human subjects, animal ethics).