Masters Programs in Ethics

Compare 16 Masters Programs in Ethics

Ethics

A Master in Ethics explores the multidisciplinary process and study of seeking answers to deep philosophical questions and concepts of good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice, justice, and the like. Major branches of Ethics include Applied Ethics, Moral Psychology, Descriptive Ethics and Meta-ethics, all of which can be explored in a Master in Ethics program.

Even though researching those deep ethical concepts and origin of moral values may be very engaging, modern life of digital culture and complicated social structure demands assistance of applied ethics. With a Master in Ethics, students will examine this branch of philosophy that looks for ways to apply ethical theory to real-life situations. For example, it results in appearance of many specialized fields, such as Business Ethics, Bioethics and Engineering Ethics, that deal with contemporary moral challenges of new technology and public policies.

A Master in Ethics and, more specifically, in Applied Ethics, prepares a professional, whose responsibility it is to monitor the current challenges and controversies of the rapidly developing world and keep peace in balance. If you feel ready for such a challenging and responsible profession, don’t hesitate to find out more. Have a look at the Master in Ethics programs we have to offer and contact the relevant person at the university in one click!

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Women Directors Leadership Summit

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The Women Directors Leadership Summit is an incisive program that aims at moving the focus from why women should be on boards and C-Suite positions to how they should perform for board excellence and leadership effectiveness. [+]

Masters in Ethics. The Women Directors Leadership Summit is an incisive program that aims at moving the focus from why women should be on boards and C-Suite positions to how they should perform for board excellence and leadership effectiveness. Several key research reports have cited the impact of competent solid women at board level: Catalyst, a research group focused on women’s advancement to senior leadership, found that Fortune 500 companies with more women directors, on average, outperformed those with fewer women board members on a broad range of financial indicators. In addition, Catalyst has found a strong correlation between the number of women on boards and in the C-Suite and ROI (Return on Investment) and ROE (Return on Equity) of company returns. The Credit Suisse Research Institute recently reported that net income growth over the past six years averaged 14% for companies with women directors compared to 10% for those with no female board members. Global Research findings show that there are several key consequences of gender-based heterogeneity for boardroom work, board governance, and group dynamics. These are: Enhanced dialogue Better decision making, including the value of dissent More effective risk mitigation and crisis management Higher quality monitoring of and guidance to management Positive changes to the boardroom environment and culture More orderly and systematic board work Positive changes in the behavior of men This program for top level women will equip them with the solid skills and safe network to enable their ability to overcome key impediments in their... [-]

MPhil Humanities

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The one-year Master of Philosophy in Humanities offers an academically rigorous, one year full-time or two year part-time “research preparation” Master’s programme focussed on your interests, available across a broad range of disciplines in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in a programme uniquely suited to interdisciplinary research. [+]

The one-year Master of Philosophy in Humanities offers an academically rigorous, one year full-time or two year part-time “research preparation” Master’s programme focussed on your interests, available across a broad range of disciplines in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in a programme uniquely suited to interdisciplinary research. It gives you the opportunity to undertake an extended piece of research within a programme of study designed in collaboration between you and your supervisor(s). It can be pursued as an end in itself for personal or career development or as a stepping-stone to doctoral study (PhD). Course objectives The MPhil offers you the opportunity to pursue a personalised, tailor-made programme of Master’s study in a structured, interdisciplinary, and research-driven environment. The programme is designed to enable you to become a well-trained researcher in a Humanities subject area, showing strong capacity for self-directed work and initiative. Should you wish to go on to study for a PhD, the programme enables you to demonstrate fitness in undertaking doctoral research. But it also qualifies you with specialised expertise at the postgraduate level for a professional career within a wide range of employment areas. Structure and content Studying for the one-year MPhil in Humanities, students develop, in conjunction with their supervisor(s), their own research agenda from beginning to end. The programme follows two semesters - which run from mid-September to late December and from January to the end of May - and a summer period for dissertation writing. The programme is composed of the following... [-]

Master's Degree in Bioethics

Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid

The Official Master's Degree in Bioethics is among the most important activities organized by the Chair in Bioethics. This Chair is one of the most pioneering in Spain and leads the field in terms of Bioethics teaching, research and publications. It was founded in the 1997-1998 academic year by P. Javier Gafo SJ and aims to provide professional training for people who want to specialize in bioethics, whether to sit on Healthcare Ethics Committees, in both private and public hospitals, or to work in bioethics-related research and teaching. [+]

Masters in Ethics. Master's Degree in Bioethics The Official Master's Degree in Bioethics is among the most important activities organized by the Chair in Bioethics. This Chair is one of the most pioneering in Spain and leads the field in terms of Bioethics teaching, research and publications. It was founded in the 1997-1998 academic year by P. Javier Gafo SJ and aims to provide professional training for people who want to specialize in bioethics, whether to sit on Healthcare Ethics Committees, in both private and public hospitals, or to work in bioethics-related research and teaching. It offers an interdisciplinary vision of all fields of Bioethics, including the philosophical, scientific, legal, psychological and theological dimensions. To achieve this, the program is taught by over 30 lecturers. These experts hail from the very best bioethics institutions in Spain, specialize in the subjects taught and have extensive national and international professional experience. Admission Who is it intended for? University graduates: doctors, qualified nurses, psychologists, jurists, biologists, philosophers, theologians and others who wish to specialize in bioethics, whether to sit on Healthcare Ethics Committees, in both private and public hospitals, or to work in bioethics-related research and teaching. Skills GENERAL SKILLS CG1 - To analyze interdisciplinary information on Bioethics by independently categorizing and differentiating data for application in ethical judgments. CG2 - To debate ethical judgments and conclusions from a bioethical perspective, presenting arguments for and against such judgments and conclusions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences in a clear and coherent manner. CG3... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Ethics

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in ethics aims to acquire comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and tools of ethics and philosophy to think critically and structured on contemporary issues and to intervene in a social, professional or organizational. [+]

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in ethics aims to acquire comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and tools of ethics and philosophy to think critically and structured on contemporary issues and to intervene in a social, professional or organizational. Targeted audience senior ethics cycles programs cater to a broad customer base, especially for students who have just completed a bachelor's degree to persons already engaged in work and who are interested in ethical reflection. They are open to candidates with a bachelor's degree, regardless of discipline. Employment Opportunities major employers Some employers whose mandate is directly centered on ethics specifically recruit ethical graduates. This is one case: Commission of ethics of science and technology; the Ethics Unit of the Ministry of Health and Social Services; National Research Ethics Council in humans; the Office of Values ​​and Ethics for the Public Service. The growing importance of ethical issues and the proliferation of ethics committees in enterprises and in organizations promoting the placement of graduates. In many workplaces, they will act as professionals or advisors. It's the case : governmental and quasi-governmental organizations; health facilities and social services; of secondary schools and colleges; legal information centers; associations and international organizations; professional associations; organizations active in the areas of environment and culture. In general, the extensive intellectual skills of analysis and synthesis acquired in ethics training are appreciated by a large number of employers. occupied professions Many organizations can benefit from ethics in specialized graduates of services. Theoretically as a researcher or in practice,... [-]

MA In Ethics

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The MA in Ethics aims to acquire a comprehensive understanding of theories, concepts and tools of ethics and philosophy to empower them to think critically and structured on contemporary issues, so as to illuminate the individual and collective choices . [+]

Masters in Ethics. The MA in Ethics aims to acquire a comprehensive understanding of theories, concepts and tools of ethics and philosophy to empower them to think critically and structured on contemporary issues, so as to illuminate the individual and collective choices . The research topics in this area are defined on the following themes: immigration and citizenship; international and intercultural relations; human rights; technological, scientific and biomedical development; management of public and private administrations; critique of ideology. Program Structure The MA in Ethics prepares both at the workplace and research. As it welcomes students from all disciplines, it includes a significant tuition (21 credits), to allow to acquire fundamental knowledge in ethics. The MA in Ethics also allows for a research project with an interdisciplinary orientation (24 credits memory) on an author, a theory or theoretical or practical problems. This program also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research areas Ethics professors research issues are defined around the following themes: history of moral philosophy; social and political philosophy; human rights; violence and totalitarian ideologies; cultural diversity and immigration; International and intercultural dialogue; transitional justice, restorative justice in countries in post-conflict; relationship between ethics, science and society; Research Ethics and genomics; clinical ethics and bioethics; ethics and religious culture. Other professors from UQAR, members of the institutional research group Ethos can also direct memories, which multiplies the possibilities of subjects that can be treated by students: organizational ethics and management; Business ethics and corporate; professional... [-]

Master’s degree in Human Rights and the Ethics of International Cooperation ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The Master Degree in Human Rights and the Ethics of International Cooperation is the result of a teaching collaboration between the following Departments: Law; Letters and Philosophy; Management, Economics and Quantitative Methods, and it is strictly related to the University Research Center for International Cooperation. [+]

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere (Martin Luther King) Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world (Nelson Mandela) The Master Degree in Human Rights and the Ethics of International Cooperation is the result of a teaching collaboration between the following Departments: Law; Letters and Philosophy; Management, Economics and Quantitative Methods, and it is strictly related to the University Research Center for International Cooperation. This Master Degree Program seeks to provide graduates with intellectual tools and practical skills required to function in a multi-faceted and contradictory world of international cooperation. In this global context strong inequalities between rich and poor countries persist, where institutions, the management of resources and living conditions cannot guarantee the most elementary human rights. The program deals with these problematic issues. TEACHING GOALS To obtain a solid multidisciplinary education which enables to understand both the complexity of the institutional and the socio-cultural structures, and the dynamics of their relations with the rest of the world, with a particular focus on Europe To acquire the necessary capacities to program and manage international cooperative operations, aiming, among other things, to healthcare aid, human rights, food security, basic education, professional training, environment protection, the promotion of local cultural heritage and the democratization of the political and social fabric/pattern To learn to plan, autonomously, business and/or aid interventions in poor countries, in order to collaborate and exchange information, ideas, creative potentials To manage plans sponsored by international organizations, public administrations, no-profit organizations... [-]

Master's Degree In Ethics And Democracy

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 year September 2017 Spain Castellón + 1 more

The MA in Ethics and Democracy introduces students to interdisciplinary training and training in the areas of ethics and political philosophy. [+]

Masters in Ethics. The MA in Ethics and Democracy introduces students to interdisciplinary training and training in the areas of ethics and political philosophy. Especially, provides advanced knowledge in business ethics and democratic theory. This master has links with the inter-university doctoral program in Ethics and Democracy from which develops cutting-edge research in ethics, applied ethics and political philosophy since 1998. The pioneering research in the field of applied ethics and political philosophy has allowed it to be recognized since 2003 as Group I + D + i of Excellence Generalitat Valenciana, where until 2014 has a group program excellent research Prometheus. Coordination: Domingo Garcia and Ramon Marzá Feenstra. Department of Philosophy and Sociology. UJI. Adela Cortina Orts. Department of Moral and Political Philosophy. University of Valencia-Estudi General. Coordinating university: U. of Valencia-Estudi General Interuniversity with: Universitat Jaume I Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / September 2018) Modality: Blended (October 2017 / June 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit ) [-]

Masters In Bioethics

Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Online Part time 2 years Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

The MA in Bioethics is an academic program aimed at training professionals specializing in the study and research in bioethics [+]

The MA in Bioethics is an academic program aimed at training professionals specializing in the study and research in bioethics. The program follows a multidisciplinary study methodology from a scientific, anthropological, ethical and legal approach. Objective: Form specialized professionals in the bioethical field theoretical and practical level. Specific objectives: - Train professionals in the bioethics field from a sound scientific, anthropological, ethical and legal training. - Provide training of high theoretical and practical level in the bioethical field. - To promote the training of specialists in the area bioethics experience managing multidisciplinary study group. Duration, credit structure and degree The estimated completion of the Masters in Bioethics has an estimated duration of 2 years duration and a course load equivalent to 90 900 hours of dedication to the Virtual Campus credits. The program is divided into three modules Theoretical and Practical module and a fourth investigation: - Theoretical and Practical modules. They are independent of each other thematic units. Each module is composed of a group of subjects and two workshops of analysis. The modules are: Basic Bioethics, Bioethics and scientific experimentation, and Bioethics and care for life and human health. - Module investigation. It is a fully practical unit which consists of the development of the Final Master Project (PFM). Access to this module is achieved once the module has been approved Basic Bioethics. Scholarships The Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER) periodically allocates an economic game with extraordinary FUNIBER Scholarship in Education. To apply, simply submit your request to grant... [-]

Master in Philosophy: Philosophy, Bioethics and Health (2 years)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam + 1 more

The Master’s specialization in Philosophy, Bioethics and Health will provide you with the theoretical and practical tools to deal with ethical issues in health care... [+]

Master in Philosophy, Bioethics and Health (specialization of Philosophy (2 years))

 

The Master’s specialization in Philosophy, Bioethics and Health will provide you with the theoretical and practical tools to deal with ethical issues in health care and health-care policy.You will learn how to reflect on practical problems from a medical, moral, legal, political and economic perspective.The need for interdisciplinary reflection is growing as developments within society lead to new challenges in health care. Take the shifts in responsibility for example: patients are expected to take greater responsibility for their own health and to ‘manage themselves’ and insurers are becoming responsible for both the cost and the quality of health-care provisions. In addition, there are many rapid scientific and technological developments to take into account: from knowledge of the genetic basis of diseases, pre-implantation diagnosis and IVF, to the use of plastic surgery for aesthetic enhancement. Then there are the problems of just allocation caused by the growing number of treatment options for all kinds of diseases and the growing number of people living well into old age. Such developments cause a change in the medical ethical agenda.... [-]


MA in Philosophy (Research)

Radboud University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen

Training in art of thinking (clear reasoning, critical analysis, deciphering complex subjects etc.). [+]

The International Research Master's programme in Philosophy constitutes the first professional step towards the acquisition of on the one hand, an ability to analyse complex issues logically and conceptually and, on the other, an ability to document their conclusions in clear and persuasive language.

The programme

The International Research Master's programme in Philosophy is a two-year course, which Radboud University offers jointly with Tilburg University. It was established for students of proven ability who wish to prepare for an academic career in philosophy. The programmes offered by the Nijmegen Research Institute for Philosophy were in 2006 rated high to excellent in the latest evaluation by an international commission of peers. You will receive expert supervision in continental, analytic and historical approaches to philosophy and, if you intend to embark on an academic career, this course will give you the necessary research skills.... [-]

MSL in Corporate Compliance

Fordham University School of Law
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2017 USA New York + 1 more

Corporate compliance is a growing area that is global in scope. Fordham Law is at the vanguard of this evolving and expanding field—and the new MSL in Corporate Compliance will put you there, too. [+]

Masters in Ethics. A flexible master’s degree to accelerate your career. Corporate compliance is a growing area that is global in scope. Fordham Law is at the vanguard of this evolving and expanding field—and the new MSL in Corporate Compliance will put you there, too. Whether you’re already working in compliance or want to forge an exciting new career path, the program will help you develop a sophisticated understanding of corporate compliance—in New York City, a world capital of business and finance. You’ll gain the skills needed to effectively design, implement, monitor, and evaluate corporate compliance programs. You’ll learn about core topics such as international financial crime, legislation and regulation, and risk assessment. As a capstone to your degree, you’ll have the option to write a 10,000-word thesis or to complete a team project designing an end-to-end compliance program. You’ll also have opportunities to network with leading corporate compliance professionals through events and programs available through Fordham Law and its Corporate Law Center, as well as Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business. WHO TEACHES THE CLASSES? Courses are taught by a mix of Fordham Law's full-time faculty, practitioners, and industry professionals. WHO MAY APPLY? Anyone who has earned an undergraduate degree from an accredited university may apply. Individuals who have earned a JD, LLB, or similar law degree are not eligible for MSL admission. Instead, they should apply for admission to the LLM in Corporate Compliance. IS THE PROGRAM FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME? Both options are available. The full-time program can... [-]

Masters of Theology

Chang Jung Christian University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Taiwan Tainan

Theological education at Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan is aimed at training committed leaders who are pursuing a wide range of vocations including parish ministry, hospital chaplaincy, ecumenical movements, voluntary organizations, social work, the teaching profession, and more. [+]

Introduction Theological education at Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan is aimed at training committed leaders who are pursuing a wide range of vocations including parish ministry, hospital chaplaincy, ecumenical movements, voluntary organizations, social work, the teaching profession, and more. School of Theology of CJCU is the first school of its kind within the government accredited Educational system of Taiwan. The vision of the founding members of the University to create an academic space for the study of religion and faith find embodiment is setting up the School of Theology in 2008. School of Theology since its inception has welcomed a wide variety of scholars with diverse background and discipline from around the world to help our students became capable of addressing the needs of the global church. Student community demonstrates the strength in gender, ethnic, and national diversity. Being an integral part of the university, our students are encouraged to take courses in other departments and hence cultivate an interdisciplinary method in their academic formation. School of Theology students involve in all facets of the University’s vibrant student life and through that they offer a Christian presence in the University. School of Theology offers both bachelor and graduate degree programs. School of Theology is making plans to offer a globally competent Ph.D program in collaboration with the leading centers of theological learning in the world. Master of Theology The Master of Theology degree programme at School of Theology, Chang Jung Christian University is a research degree for those who seek... [-]

Master (MSc) Bioethics

School Of Professional Studies - Columbia University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters September 2017 USA New York + 1 more

The Master of Science in Bioethics, part of Columbia University’s Programs in Bioethics, which also include an Online Certification of Professional Achievement and Online Noncredit Courses, grounds students in historical, philosophical, legal, and social-scientific approaches and models to address bioethical challenges. [+]

Masters in Ethics. Issues concerning the ethical, legal, and social implications of advances in biotechnology and biomedicine are increasingly arising both in the United States and abroad. From stem cell research to healthcare reform, these topics involve critical dilemmas at the intersections of law, society, culture, public policy, philosophy, religion, economics, and history. Scientists, healthcare providers, and policy-makers confront how to approach these complex questions, yet scientific and technological advances have far outpaced our ability to understand or make key decisions about these issues. The Master of Science in Bioethics, part of Columbia University’s Programs in Bioethics, which also include an Online Certification of Professional Achievement and Online Noncredit Courses, grounds students in historical, philosophical, legal, and social-scientific approaches and models to address bioethical challenges. The program prepares students to work in various capacities within this new and ever-growing field, and includes a concentration in global bioethics – the first of its kind in the United States. Students can study with faculty from across the University and draw on the extraordinary resources of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Mailman School of Public Health, the schools of Law, Journalism, Nursing and International and Public Affairs, and the Arts and Sciences. Curriculum 36 points for degree completion On-campus instruction; some courses available online Part-time* or Full-time program Fall intake only 3-6 terms to complete** Master’s Thesis * Enrollment in the part-time option of this program does not meet the full-time requirements for an F1 student visa. ** Three years maximum.... [-]

MA Philosophy of Religion and Ethics in Education

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This unique degree is specifically for teachers of philosophy of religion and ethics in schools, particularly those who deliver, or wish to deliver, the A Level [+]

This unique degree is specifically for teachers of philosophy of religion and ethics in schools, particularly those who deliver, or wish to deliver, the A Level syllabi. You will focus on topics on the A Level syllabi with a module on Teaching Philosophy of Religion and Ethics, which includes training in the methodology of Philosophy for Children. It is for both those with previous education in these areas of study, and those seeking a rigorous introduction. CORE MODULES - Teaching Philosophy and Ethics - Reason and Religion - Foundations in Ethics OPTIONAL MODULES - Ethical Issues Today - Bioethics and Sexual Ethics - Unity and Diversity in Contemporary Islamic Thought Entry An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject Interim awards - PGCert Philosophy of Religion & Ethics in Education - PGDip Philosophy of Religion & Ethics in Education Course length - 1 years full-time - 2 years part-time [-]

MA Contemporary Ethics

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This timely and challenging programme has you explore questions such as ‘what is the good life?’, ‘how should we act?’, ‘what does moral living require of us as human beings in various contexts of life?’ You [+]

Masters in Ethics. This timely and challenging programme has you explore questions such as ‘what is the good life?’, ‘how should we act?’, ‘what does moral living require of us as human beings in various contexts of life?’ You will be introduced to different schools of ethics and will learn how to formulate coherent moral arguments. This degree attracts people whose work requires ethical reflection, such as teachers, healthcare practitioners, those in social and public service, ministers of religion and business professionals. CORE MODULES - Foundations in Ethics - Moral Development, Reasoning and Decision Making OPTIONAL MODULES - Ethical Issues Today - Bioethics and Sexual Ethics - Moral Imagination, Art and Spirituality - Spirituality, Religion and Ethics in Contemporary Healthcare - Market Economy, Ethics and the Meaning of Life Entry - An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject Interim awards - PGCert Contemporary Ethics - PGDip Contemporary Ethics Course length - 1 years full-time - 2 years part-time [-]