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HEAG03 An Introduction to Ethics in Health Research 3 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students will
- be familiar with key concepts and theories of ethical questions
- know the principles of good research practice and recognize types of its violations
- be cognizant of ethical committee procedures and requirements
- know the virtues and responsibilities of a researcher
- be equipped to think about and deal with ethical issues at different phases of their studies
- have skills to identify and deal with ethical issues concerning research, e.g. treatment of participants, informed consent, data lifespan, publication and ethical reporting etc.
- know the key regulations and guidelines concerning permissions for obtaining data
- be familiar with the guidelines for ethical scientific practice for research professionals and know where to obtain more information on them
- know how to conduct research according to good scientific practice

Enrolment for University Studies

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Enrolment for Open University Studies


Anssi Auvinen, Teacher responsible


9-Jan-2018 – 2-Feb-2018
Tue 9-Jan-2018 at 9-11, Arvo, A109, Note! Change of time and venue
Mon 29-Jan-2018 at 11-13, Arvo, F211AB
Fri 2-Feb-2018 at 11-13, Arvo, F211AB

Further information

Participation in the lectures, completion of learning diary