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

MQF7008: Practicum in Health Research Ethics (9 credits)

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, students are able to:
1. Interpret the principles of research ethics in practical setting.
2. Demonstrate leadership and teamwork while working with key population.
3. Solve real world ethical issue in research through various attachments and field work.

This course focuses on the practical aspects of research ethical issues in special populations including prisoners, those who are culturally vulnerable and with physical and mental illnesses and disabilities. It intends to provide a broad but reasonably detailed examination of central ethical issues in these populations. This course follows a format, which after an introductory session, time is devoted to gain hands-on experience through working with special populations, attending research ethics meetings, presentations, group discussions and development of the research report. The candidate will have the opportunity to be attached to two different research ethics committees, so that they can learn and compare different systems of reviewing research ethics. It teaches the candidates how to apply research ethical concepts as well as to equip them with the skills to appraise and solve research ethical problems when conducting research with these populations through field visits and feedback.

Assessment Weightage:
Continuous Assessment: 100%
Final Examination: -

Last Update: 19/03/2024