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

MQF7004: Research Ethics in Special Populations (3 credits)

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, students are able to:
1. Apply the principles of research ethics and protecting values and rights of special populations.
2. Examine research ethical issues unique to the population.
3. Solve research ethical problems in special populations relevant to the local cultural context.

This course focuses on research ethical issues in special populations including children and pregnant women, key populations, and people with physical and mental illnesses and disabilities. It teaches candidates how to apply research ethical concepts in the real world and equips them with the skills to appraise and solve research ethical problems when conducting research in these populations through case studies. This course also allows the candidates to reflect on their own values when examining research ethical issues in these vulnerable populations through case presentations and case reports.

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

Last Update: 19/03/2024