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Changes in medical technology frequently cause changes in ethical attitudes and in the content of the law. The purpose of this course is to explore the interaction between law, ethics and medicine with an emphasis on the ethical aspects.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.
Main Learning Outcomes:
Knowledge and Understanding
By the end of the course students will understand and have critically evaluated the concepts and principles from their study of Contract Law.
Subject-Specific Skills and Concepts
This course considers, at an advanced level, a number of themes concerning law and medical ethics. The course approaches a selection of current problems in contemporary medicine rom the legal and sometimes philosophical perspectives. Topics addressed in this course are likely to include: key issues in medical ethics, Euthanasia, Abortion, Infertility and assisted reproduction, the body as property, Consent to Medical Treatment and the genetic revolution: genetic screening and wrongful life.
Key Skills (Transferable)
Content: This course will explore critically evaluate key issues in medical ethics, Euthanasia, Abortion, Infertility and assisted reproduction, the body as property, Consent to Medical Treatment and the genetic revolution: genetic screening and wrongful life.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
2x 2500 word essay 50% each
Resit: resubmission of failed elements
There are no assessments for this course.
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