[ 405FUSCFUS4S19 ] SE Fundamentals of scientific research and general skills IV

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS R - Doctoral programme Human Medicine 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
  • Zulassung zum Doktoratsstudium der medizinischen Wissenschaften
  • Fundamentals of scientific research and general skills I wurde positiv absolviert
Original study plan Doctoral programme Doctoral Program in Medical Sciences 2020W
Objectives To learn bioethics with a focus on the ethical considerations that are relevant to the reserach field of the thesis.
Subject The fundamentals include:

  • a brief history of Western ethical thinking and an overview of the different ethical philosophies with exploration of the specific challenges
  • an introduction to the main approaches to ethics in health care and research on human subjects
  • the challenges of animal ethics
  • an overview of ethics committees and their processes
Criteria for evaluation Attendance of 80% is mandatory. It is not possible to achieve a positive grade if requirements concerning attendance cannot be fulfilled. Assessment is continuous. The positive result shall be described as "successful participation", the negative result shall be described as "unsuccessful participation".
Language English
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 20
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority