Masters Programs in Ethics

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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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Master in 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... [-]

International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action (IMACC)

International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)
Campus Part time 2 years November 2017 Austria Laxenburg

The International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action (IMACC) is the first master’s programme specially designed for anti-corruption compliance and collective action professionals involved with the business sector. [+]

About the Programme

The International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action (IMACC) programme is the first master’s programme specially designed for anti-corruption compliance and collective action professionals involved with the business sector. It is a practical, comprehensive answer to the ever-evolving regulatory environment and rising demand for specialized skills. The two-year programme enables participants to upgrade their expertise and add value to their companies and organizations, while continuing to work, by:

implementing best practices in anti-corruption and compliance identifying and mitigating various types of risks initiating and managing collective action conducting internal investigations doing business based on the highest ethical standards. ... [-]

Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS)

International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2018 Austria Laxenburg

IACA is the first international organization and educational institution to offer a global, postgraduate degree programme in anti-corruption and compliance: the Master of Arts in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS). The MACS brings together professionals from around the world with related work experience in the public and private sectors, international and non-governmental organizations, media, and academia. [+]

Masters in Ethics. About the Programme IACA is the first international organization and educational institution to offer a global, postgraduate degree programme in anti-corruption and compliance: the Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS). The MACS brings together professionals from around the world with related work experience in the public and private sectors, international and non-governmental organizations, media, and academia. Structure and Curriculum Each of the seven MACS modules carries 14 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits, and the Master Thesis is worth 22 credits. The MACS degree therefore comes with a total of 120 ECTS credits, enabling enrolment into PhD programmes. The MACS programme runs over two academic years with seven modules and a Master Thesis. Each module has a two-week, in-class phase which takes place approximately every three months. Most of the in-class phases are at IACA’s campus in Laxenburg, Austria (Vienna area). At least one in-class phase will be held at another location worldwide. Prior off-site classes took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (in cooperation with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission) and Brasilia, Brazil (in cooperation with the Office of the Comptroller General of Brazil). Each module also has a pre- and a post-module phase. Four modules are completed in the first academic year. Three modules and the Master Thesis are completed in the second academic year. Admission Requirements Undergraduate degree, equivalent to a bachelor’s degree Minimum of three years of relevant work experience or a proven history of academic research in areas related to anti-corruption and/or compliance,... [-]

Master's Degree In Ethics And Democracy

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 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. [+]

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 ) [-]

Master's Degree in Bioethics

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 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. Máster Universitario en Bioética La Facultad de Teología ofrece desde el curso 1997-1998 este máster universitario, que desde su comienzo hasta hoy han realizado 10 promociones. Su primer director fue el P. Javier Gafo SJ. Está dirigido a la formación de profesionales que quieran especializarse en bioética, bien para formar parte de comités de ética asistencial de hospitales, tanto públicos como privados, bien para dedicarse a la investigación y docencia de dicha materia. Ofrece una visión interdisciplinar de todos los ámbitos de la Bioética, incluyendo la dimensión filosófica, científica, jurídica, psicológica y teológica. Cuenta con un amplio elenco de profesores, especialistas en las materias impartidas, con amplia trayectoria nacional e internacional, que llevan a cabo una docencia muy personalizada de la materia. Su metodología, basada en la presencialidad y unida a la elaboración de trabajos tutorizados, permite la realización del Máster en un curso académico. cualquier duda hablamos. Admisión Perfil de ingreso La interdisciplinariedad de la bioética, ha hecho que el Máster haya estado siempre dirigido a profesionales diversos de la medicina, la enfermería, el derecho, la filosofía, la teología, la psicología, la farmacia, etc. A lo largo de las diversas promociones esta diversa procedencia ha sido clara. Han predominado entre nuestros alumnos en las diversas promociones médicos, enfermeras y teólogos. El perfil de ingreso no ha variado a lo largo de las diversas promociones. Requisitos de Acceso El ingreso está abierto a cuantos candidatos cumplan los siguientes requisitos legales: Estar en posesión de un título universitario... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Ethics

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time September 2018 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 2018 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 (MSc) Bioethics

School Of Professional Studies - Columbia University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters September 2018 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. [+]

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. The 36-point program... [-]

MA Philosophy of Religion and Ethics in Education

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 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 [+]

Masters in Ethics. 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 [-]

Masters In Responsible Governance And Sustainable Management Of Organizations

CIFF Centro Internacional de Formación Financiera
Campus Part time 9 months October 2018 Spain Madrid

The study presented in its sixth edition a modular, flexible, attractive, updated and differentiated program, a faculty composed of a professional / academic mix of high relevance in the national and international arena and Latin American perspective [+]

The study presented in its sixth edition a modular, flexible, attractive, updated and differential, with a faculty composed of a professional / academic mix of high relevance in the national and international arena and Latin American perspective program. The program is validated internationally recognized institutions such as the University of Alcalá, Santander bank, Mapfre, 3M, AENOR, Red Cross, Business School where he attends the International Center for Financial Training, CIFF and Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility who runs, plus more than 150 students over the previous editions have completed. The itinerary MASTER Responsible Government and Sustainable Management of Organizations (60 ECTS) consists of modules in Socially Responsible Organizations and Corporate Sustainability, Strategic Management of Corporate Social Responsibility and Stakeholder and Social Business & Community Investment (15 ECTS) and several seminars eligible specialization (3-6 ECTS) plus the Final Project Manager to implement a Social Responsibility Plan and develop real business project. GOALS - Transmit the conceptual and technical fundamentals of CSR, as well as the latest trends of practices in this area by institutions and companies. - Understand the use of tools that allow the analysis, design and verification of integrated CSR programs. - Apply the techniques used in the processes of decision making and communication with stakeholders. [-]