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

MQF7003: Foundations of Research Ethics (3 credits)

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, students are able to:
1. Demonstrate an awareness of key ethical theories and principles guiding research.
2. Differentiate relevant ethical theories and principles in various research contexts.
3. Assess the impact of ethical decisions and choices in a research setting

This course provides the candidate an overview of research ethics including the history, theories and principles of research ethics. Key topics such as consent, risks and benefits, confidentiality and justice will be taught. The student will have an opportunity to discuss and debate basic issues surrounding research ethics through small group discussions and individual presentations.

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

Last Update: 19/03/2024