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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2019
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TAYJ12 Research Ethics 1–10 ECTS
Organised by
Joint Doctoral Studies
Course is available for:
  • Graduate students
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Doctoral School
Curricula 2014 – 2015
TAYJ12 Research Ethics 1–10 ECTS

Keywords

Strategic themes: Responsible conduct of research

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the doctoral student understands the ethical principles involved in conducting research as well as the overall significance of research ethics in science and in her/his own research. S/he is familiar with the central principles of ethical conduct in the scientific community as well as the guidelines issued by the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity and is able to commit to them. S/he is aware of researchers’ rights and responsibilities and understands their importance. S/he also knows the guidelines for handling alleged misconduct and is aware of the consequences of unethical actions. The doctoral student recognises the ethical choices and decisions involved in her/his own research and is able to apply the principles of sound scientific practice to her/his work. S/he can seek rational solutions to ethical questions and is able to acquire further information on this topic.

Contents

The course examines the responsible conduct of research and the basic questions, rules and principles of research ethics. The course highlights recognising and understanding the ethical questions involved at the different phases of the research process. The participants also have opportunities to reflect and analyse ethical questions in their own research.

Teaching language

English, Finnish

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Participation in course work 
In English

Evaluation

Pass/fail.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
Research-related Doctoral Studies (Interactive Technology)
School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Health Sciences
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Medicine
School of Medicine
BioMediTech
School of Medicine
School of Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Doctoral School
Basics of Scientific Research (Joint Doctoral Studies)
BioMediTech
School of Management
School of Management
School of Management
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Research-related Doctoral Studies (Interactive Technology)
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Doctoral School