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4047

Postgraduate - Course

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleGradCertResEth
CRICOS code069112M
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)0.5 years FT, 1 year PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield, Clayton)
Off-campus (Caulfield, Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/4047
Contact details

http://ask.monash.edu, +61 3 9902 6011

Course coordinator

Associate Professor Justin Oakley

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

The course outlines general ethical frameworks, along with specific ethical principles underpinned by those frameworks, in the context of current developments in the ethical oversight of research on humans.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html).

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to demonstrate:

  • an ability to recognise, analyse and evaluate ethical arguments
  • an improved awareness and understanding of ethical considerations and issues relevant to research on humans
  • an understanding of ethical frameworks and principles with which they can analyse and evaluate issues in research ethics
  • improved skills in conducting ethical oversight of research on humans.

Structure

This course consists of two level four 12-point units.

Requirements

Student complete:

Award(s)

Graduate Certificate in Research Ethics