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Applications for MSc Bioethics & Society at King's College London entry Sept 2017 now open


Advances in biomedicine, neuroscience, and public health raise some of the most difficult ethical and societal questions today. The Bioethics & Society programme allows you to study these questions drawing on concepts, theories, and methods from philosophy and the social sciences. This will enable you to understand how bioethics influences the world, and how you could make an impact.

Key benefits

The only UK programme based in a social science department Taught at King's College London, one of the top-25 schools in the world (QS World University Rankings 2016) Taught in the heart of London, at King's College Strand Campus Offers a thoroughly interdisciplinary approach to bioethics that draws from key concepts, theories, methods and findings from philosophy and the social sciences Lectures and seminars are given by internationally recognized faculty who consult for the World Health Organization, the Nuffield Council or Bioethics, and the U.K. Parliament Office of Science & Technology, among others Collaborates with other departments at King's to serve students' individual needs and interests and create exciting career streams of optional modules Offers a rigorous methods training in qualitative and quantitative research methods and critical policy research Provides skilled supervision to develop competence in executing a small-scale independent dissertation research project Offers a rich programme of guest lectures and seminars, including the KCL / UCL Joint Bioethics Colloquium, and the GHSM Seminar Series Offers individualised career support to build a strong CV, helping students to identify opportunities to present their work, do internships, and secure funding Collaborates closely with King's College Careers & Employability Office to enhance the employability of our students with targeted sessions

Key information

Application status: Open

Duration: One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study mode: Full-time, Part-time

Credit value: 180 - 200

Course leaders: Dr Silvia Camporesi & Dr Annette Rid

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Awarding institution: King's College London

Faculty: Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy

Department: Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine

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