Master of Bioethics
Master of Science
EducationThe Master of Bioethics is an advanced Master's programme. You can follow this programme on a full-time or part-time basis.
This programme will not be organised in the academic year 2012-2013. The interested students can participate in the http://onderwijsaanbod.kuleuven.be/opleidingen/e/CQ_50527923.htm Erasmus Mundus Master of Bioethics.
ObjectivesHealth care professionals and others professionally interested in the medical field find themselves increasingly confronted with moral questions and dilemmas. This programme aims at studying all issues currently relevant to bioethics specifically examining European traditions in philosophy, theology and ethics. One of the goals is also to provide an exposure to some of the daily realities of clinical and research ethics.
At the end of the programme the participants will have :
- familiarised themselves with important traditions in healthcare ethics, with major contemporary movements, as well as the conceptual, methodological, and practical issues in different areas of healthcare ethics;
- exchanged ideas and experiences amongst persons from different countries and familiarised themselves with cultural differences. They will have established an international network of contacts;
- proved able to apply their theoretical knowledge in practical circumstances, predominantly in a clinical context;
- had the opportunity to develop their skills to take part in international research in this domain.
(Inter)nationalThis is an inter-university programme jointly organised by KU Leuven and two European universities, 4 months in Leuven, 2 months in R.U.Nijmegen (The Netherlands) and 3 months in Padova (Italy).
KU Leuven is responsible for administrative matters.
Graduates are awarded a joint degree.
ContactCentre for Biomedical Ethics and Law
3000 LEUVEN, Belgium
tel. + 32 16 33 69 26 or + 32 16 33 69 51
fax + 32 16 33 69 52
Study Advice Service
Naamsestraat 80 box 5415
3000 LEUVEN, Belgium
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