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IDEA5308M Health Care Ethics: Dissertation

60 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: Prof Chris Megone

Taught: Sep to Aug View Timetable

Year running 2016/17

Module replaces


This module is not approved as an Elective


To produce an independent piece of work analysing in detail an aspect of the overlap between ethical considerations and health care. The work should enable students to exhibit both some awareness of detail of theoretical ethical considerations and, where relevant, to make use of practical experience in health care.


To be developed in consultation with personal supervisor.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours594.00
Total Contact hours6.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)600.00

Private study

594 hours; independent learning for dissertation

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

12,000 word dissertation

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay or Dissertation12,000 words100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 11/04/2017


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