Explore the ethical issues raised by different professional contexts, and discover how ethical principles can be applied to help us navigate our increasingly complex working environments.
This online distance learning course allows to you examine current issues, debates, and theories around the application of ethics in professional settings.
Using a blend of theory and real-life case studies, you’ll gain a critical understanding of issues such as trust, integrity, privacy, consent and professional responsibility.
Throughout, you’ll benefit from teaching that blends insights from industry professionals with the latest in ethical research. With the expert guidance of your tutors, you’ll use the theoretical understanding you gain to respond to social, technological, and political developments as they occur.
Our diverse community includes people from a wide variety of countries and backgrounds. Whether you’re looking for career progression, a change of direction, or knowledge of a new subject area, you’ll receive all the support you need to succeed.
This course is taught through distance learning and can also be studied at MA level. Both of these options are available both full time and part time.
We have extensive experience in providing high quality distance learning. You’ll study at the times and pace that suit you, sharing insights with other students as you learn. Throughout, you’ll receive expert support from your tutors and our dedicated Digital Education Specialists.
You’ll study using course materials that have been specially designed for online distance learning, including reading, supplements and exercises. You can easily access these at any time using the University’s virtual learning environment, Minerva.
Leeds University Library is one of the UK’s major academic research libraries, and has extensive holdings to support your studies. You can access a wide range of books, journals and other items online, as well as webinars on academic skills.