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BETH5208: Introduction to Human Research Ethics

2022 unit information

This unit of study introduces students to human research ethics in its wider context It explores the ethical underpinnings of the research endeavour including the justifications for engaging in research and research integrity The unit also briefly reviews the history of research and the impact of research abuse on human participants

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Public Health

Code BETH5208
Academic unit Public Health
Credit points 2
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. outline and critique the main ethical problems and associated arguments that arise in relation to human and non-human animal research
  • LO2. engage in debate on issues involving human and non-human animal research
  • LO3. demonstrate personal views on what makes ‘ethical’ research and researchers.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2021
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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