Taught course

Applied and Professional Ethics (Online)

Institution
University of Leeds · Interdisciplinary Ethics Applied Centre
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree. Professional experience may also be considered.

If you don’t have a degree, we normally ask you to register for the PGDip programme. You can upgrade to the MA if you progress successfully.

We look for your willingness and ability to think clearly and independently, as well as good writing skills, a basic understanding of philosophical ethics and any relevant experiences of ethical issues in practice.

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This online degree will allow you to develop the knowledge and skills to handle ethical issues as they arise in the workplace.It’s specially designed to help people in business, the public sector, the professions, the third sector and walks of life to explore different approaches to ethical problems. You’ll look at the work of philosophers in applied ethics, but you’ll also look at real-life case studies to gain a real understanding of the role of ethics in the professional world. You’ll think about environmental issues, equality and diversity, privacy, consent and professional responsibility, guided by expert tutors at our Interdisciplinary Ethics Applied Centre.

If you want to study without putting your career on hold, this online degree will allow you to study in your own time, wherever you are in the world. You’ll be able to discuss issues with professionals from a variety of backgrounds to gain a real insight into the ethical dimensions of workplace situations.

Students come from a wide range of professional backgrounds, and you’ll discuss ideas and share expertise with people from around the world. Current and recent students have studied while working in demanding roles for organisations such as UN agencies, the UK Police Force and the Commonwealth Secretariat, or in law, actuarial professions, development, engineering, management, dentistry and more.

This programme is also available to study part-time, and you could also study for a PGDip qualification where you take fewer modules overall. If you don’t have a degree, we usually ask you to register for the PGDip programme – you can upgrade to the MA if you progress successfully.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. For details please refer to relevant course website.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/125162/postgraduate/2454/fees_and_funding
International students
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/125162/postgraduate/2454/fees_and_funding

There are a number of scholarships available to both UK/EU and international students. For further information please click here.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
admissions@idea.leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 7799