|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF 10 entry requirements or equivalent.
BS4272 Medical Ethics
Aims of Module
To enable students to critically appraise the interface between medical practice and innovations, and legal regulation and control.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
Students will study a number of areas from a UK and comparative foreign perspective, including:assisted reproduction and the management of fertility; genetic privacy and duties of confidentiality; ownership and use of cadavers and body parts, including organ donation;euthanasia and assisted suicide; end-of-life decision making
Indicative Student Workload
|Mode of Delivery|
This is a lecture and seminar based module. Lectures provide core module content. Seminars develop associated higher level skills through student centred learning.
A problem-based coursework based on material in the first part of the module. Worth 30% of overall module grade. (C1)
A more detailed problem-based coursework, drawing on material not already covered in component 1. Worth 70% of the overall module grade.(C2)