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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


This interdisciplinary area of study covers comparative moral theory, research bioethics in an international setting, quantitative and qualitative research methodology, critical appraisal techniques and relevant law. Particular emphasis is given to ethical issues associated with research in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific Region. Students gain a strong theoretical framework, significant experience with ethics committees and considerable involvement with local organisations concerned with the development of bioethical policy and its implementation.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant Courses

3873 Graduate Certificate in International Research Bioethics

3440 Master of International Research Bioethics