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Master of Arts (M.A.) Philosophy (Thesis): Bioethics (45 credits)

Offered by: Philosophy     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The Master of Arts in Philosophy; Bioethics is an interdisciplinary academic program that emphasizes both the conceptual and the practical aspects of bioethics. The standard completion time is 2 years. A thesis is required.

Thesis Courses (24 credits)

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • BIOE 680 Bioethical Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Population and Global Health (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bio-Ethics : Overview of moral theoretical approaches to bioethics, as well as explorations of critical responses, meta-ethical foundations, methodological questions, and ethical issues arising in bioethics scholarship.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Friesen, Phoebe (Fall)

  • BIOE 681 Bioethics Practicum (3 credits)

    Offered by: Population and Global Health (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bio-Ethics : Four hours per week supervised placement within health care settings (e.g., intensive care, family practice, clinical ethics committees). In addition, students shall be assigned for the last month of the term to a single intensive placement. Participation in rounds, case discussions, and a weekly seminar.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Ells, Carolyn (Winter)

  • PHIL 643 Seminar: Medical Ethics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Philosophy : An advanced course devoted to a particular philosophical problem as it arises in the context of medical practice or the application of medical technology.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken PHIL 543.

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

12 credits are to be taken in any graduate courses required or accepted by the Department of Philosophy for the granting of a master's degree.

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