Study Programs

    • What is Bioethics? Bioethics is the study of the ethical issues raised by the biological and medical sciences, and of questions of life and death as they arise in the context of healthcare. It seeks to address question such as: Do foetuses have a right to life? Is there a difference between killing and ‘letting die’? Is there anything ... Read more
    • The Monash Bioethics Centre offers three units in Bioethics at undergraduate level at both Clayton and Caulfield campuses: ATS1263 Bioethics: Current controversies  ATS1264 Bioethics, justice and the law  ATS2637 Global bioethics These units have been designed to be suitable for students from outside the Arts Faculty as well as for Arts students. They may be of particular interest to students in the ... Read more
    • BY RESEARCH: Students wishing to complete a Masters by research or PhD in Bioethics should apply to enrol in the Philosophy Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Program. Inquiries regarding graduate research programs in bioethics should be directed to: A/Prof. Justin Oakley Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Coordinator, Monash Bioethics Centre Monash University VIC 3800 Australia Ph: +61 (0)3 9905 4277 Email: For details about ... Read more
    • Details for both the off-campus and on-campus programs follow – please contact the Director, Master of Bioethics program, with any queries:  Planned unit offerings for 2018: Portfolio table 2018 (updated December 16, 2017)  Planned unit offerings for 2019: Portfolio table 2019 (updated August 7, 2018)  Planned unit offerings for 2020: to be announced in mid-2019. Please note that APG5733 Health Care Ethics is ... Read more