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Ethics in International Health is an online unit which offers a broad overview of the relationship between ethics and the practice of global health. Delivered by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, the unit combines both theory and pragmatism to build your understanding of the ethical dilemmas of working in diverse contexts.
You will learn about universal bioethical principles, the moral dilemmas involved with working with vulnerable communities, and consider proposals for dealing with the ethical issues of conducting research in developing nations.
By assessing the way in which universal ethical principles can be upheld by practitioners in international health, you will add a further dimension to your understanding of the practice. In addition, you will cover practical issues like health equity and resource allocation, as well as the relationship between health, ethics and human rights.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In the Ethics in International Health unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Ethics in International Health is an essential unit for individuals looking to pursue a career in international health. By learning about moral and ethical issues and their implications for practising global health, you will deepen your understanding of the profession. The unit also enables you to examine the relationship between health, human rights and ethics of research; providing you with a strong understanding of the ethical dimensions of conducting research in various contexts.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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