• Master of Health Research Ethics (MOHRE)
  • mohre@um.edu.my

MQF7010: Ethics in Animal Research (3 credits)

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, students are able to:
1. Describe different methods and techniques used in experiments involving animals.
2. Explain ethical and welfare issues with regards to animal experimentation.
3. Analyze the applications of laboratory animals in research.

This course is designed to provide facts and instil principles essential to the humane use and care of animals that will in turn ensure the quality of biomedical research. Students will be taught basic animal biology and husbandry, as well as animal handling techniques during experimental procedures. The students’ responsibilities towards the welfare of the animals used and the ethical concerns of biomedical research will be emphasised.

Assessment Weightage:
Continuous Assessment: 70%
Final Examination: 30%

Last Update: 19/03/2024