APG4716 / APG5731 Bioethics Supervised Research Paper

Note: prior to 2011, these units were coded CHB4215 and CHB5206 respectively.

Handbook Entries:

For unit objectives, contact hours etc., please see the Handbook entries for APG4716 and APG5731.

About these Units:

For APG4617: when successfully completed, students should have acquired the skills to: identify the issues surrounding a bioethical topic of your own choice; think critically about those issues; articulate and defend a line of ethical reasoning or argument on this topic; write a substantially self-directed piece of original research in bioethics.

For APG5730: when successfully completed, students should have acquired the skills to frame a topic for a sustained essay; survey the literature relevant to their chosen topic; read critically the key works relevant to their chosen topic; write a sustained essay in which they present the outcome of their reading and defend their conclusions on the basis of an assessment of what they have read.

At the start of semester, students are assigned a superviser with whom they will work throughout semester.

Recommended Texts:

In discussion with supervisor, texts will be allocated on an individual basis.