This page has the postgraduate health care ethics papers and qualifications (courses) that you can study at AUT University. See links to paper descriptions and outlines of each qualification.
Today’s high-pressure health care environment continually creates complex ethical and legal problems. However, health professionals do not always possess sufficient knowledge and skills to deal confidently and effectively with these challenges. Our papers in ethics and health law address this gap, seamlessly combining scholarly inquiry with practical application. They offer a comprehensive education in ethics and an introduction to legal analysis for health care professionals of all kinds.
Students, provided they meet the entry requirements, can enter postgraduate programmes at the postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or masters levels outlined below.
Below is a summary only. For a comprehensive overview of this qualification, please refer to the Academic calendar. Detailed paper information is available on the More Information web page.
The PgCertHSc provides you with the opportunity to undertake an approved course of study to advance their specialty discipline, knowledge and scholarly development. This qualification may contribute 60 points towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science*, Master of Health Science or Master of Health Practice.
AND SELECT 30 POINTS FROM EITHER:
589129 Specialist Readings (15 points)
589807 Ethics of Emerging Biological and Health Sciences (15 points)
The PgDipHSc is a coursework programme which can lead into the Master of Health Science or Master of Health Practice. It provides you with the opportunity to undertake an approved course of study to advance your specialty discipline, knowledge and scholarly development. Successful Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science graduates can add one research paper, one professional paper and a specialty paper to complete this postgraduate diploma*.
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Health Care Ethics papers (60)
SELECT 1 RESEARCH PAPER:
589120 Critical Inquiry for Evidence Based Practice^ (15 points)
589125 Integrative Research (15 points)
AND SELECT 30 POINTS FROM THE FOLLOWING PAPERS:
779057 Ethics of Emerging Biological and Health Technologies (30 points)
589122 Quantitative Research II** (15 points)
589124 Qualitative Research II** (15 points)
589129 Specialist Reading (15 points)
589807 Ethics of Emerging Biological and Health Science (15 points)
The MHSc provides an opportunity for graduates from a variety of health backgrounds to advance their scholarly and professional knowledge in an interprofessional and collegial learning environment, and to develop research capabilities. This degree comprises core and specialist papers and a thesis or dissertation, which gives students the opportunity to complete research relevant to your programme of study.
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Health Care Ethics papers (120 Points)
Within this subject area other relevant optional papers may be undertaken with the approval of the Programme Leader. Optional papers may be selected from other relevant subject areas.
Flexible learning options are available. This involves online, block course or distance learning (subject to change).
^ For non research-thesis pathway.
*A Postgraduate Certificate must be surrendered in order to claim full credits towards a Postgraduate Diploma. Please refer to AUT Calendar 2012 for further details regarding Recognition of Prior Learning.
** If completing a 120 point thesis, you need to have completed
either: Qualitative Research I and II OR Quantitative Research I and II.