Theory of knowledge and ethics in Public Health Sciences (4,5 ECTS)

The course "Theory of knowledge and ethics in Public Health Sciences" (PH020F1) will introduce you to the theory of knowledge and to the fundamental principles of ethics as applied in public health. The course will focus on the relationships between science, policy and practice.

Course dates

October 16 - November 1, 2024

Course plan

Kursplan (på svenska, juridiskt dokument)

Course content

The course "Theory of knowledge and ethics in Public Health Sciences" (PH020F1) will introduce you to the theory of knowledge and to the fundamental principles of ethics as applied in public health. The course will focus on the relationships between science, policy and practice. Aspects of justice and fairness in public health will also be discussed, and current issues in public health ethics will be reviewed. After the course, the student will be familiar with major theories and concepts pertaining to research and professional ethics and be able to relate them to public health practice and research.

Further details will also be provided to all registered students via Athena.

Course manager

Ilona Grünberger

Course literature

The current literature list will be available at least two months before the course starts.

Admission

If you are interested in taking the course, please send an email to our study administrator kursadmin.publichealth@su.se

 

Contact

Further questions?

If you have any questions about the course, please contact

Study administrator kursadmin.publichealth@su.se

Director of Studies, Doctoral level
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