MA Program in Ethics

Best 7 MAs in Ethics 2019

Ethics

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

One of the oldest branches of philosophy, ethics involves the study of values, morals, and correct behavior. This subject area has a variety of related fields, including history, business, politics, and sociology.

MA Degree in Ethics

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M.A. in Ethics - Corporate Responsibility

Mater Dei Institute of Education
Campus Part time September 2019 Ireland Dublin

The pathway is designed to provide participants with the conceptual knowledge and practical skills that are needed to design and manage within organisations the ethical, social and governance aspects of business decision-making and operation. Participants will learn how to apply business ethics concepts and frameworks to the responsible management of organisations. [+]

The MA in Ethics (Corporate Responsibility) is a specialist pathway within the MA in Ethics offered jointly by Dublin City University and Mater Dei Institute of Education in partnership with the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI). The pathway is designed to provide participants with the conceptual knowledge and practical skills that are needed to design and manage within organisations the ethical, social and governance aspects of business decision-making and operation. Participants will learn how to apply business ethics concepts and frameworks to the responsible management of organisations.

The programme is offered on a part-time basis over two years. It leads to the award by Dublin City University of the MA in Ethics (Corporate Responsibility). The Corporate Responsibility pathway has been developed as a response to the ongoing demand for knowledge, skills and competence in business ethics and corporate responsibility. Lectures are driven by a creative and active integration between theory and practice, which is facilitated by collaborative group learning, discussions, debate and analysis of various case scenarios. The programme is interdisciplinary, drawing on the expertise of lecturers from MDI, the DCU Institute of Ethics, DCU Business School, the DCU Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and practitioners in the field of Business Ethics in Financial Services.... [-]


MA in Ethics

Mater Dei Institute of Education
Campus Part time September 2019 Ireland Dublin

This MA in Ethics course provides participants with knowledge, skills and competence to examine ethical issues, challenges and dilemmas in professional and public life from a wide spectrum of ethical worldviews and theories. The course provides participants with a grounding in the foundations of ethics, human rights and social justice. [+]

The MA in Ethics is jointly run by the Institute of Ethics at Dublin City University (DCU) and Mater Dei Institute of Education (MDI). This MA in Ethics course provides participants with knowledge, skills and competence to examine ethical issues, challenges and dilemmas in professional and public life from a wide spectrum of ethical worldviews and theories. The course provides participants with a grounding in the foundations of ethics, human rights and social justice. Participants will also develop the necessary ethical analysis and decision-making skills to apply ethical perspectives and principles to real-life and professional dilemmas. As such the programme aims to "add value" to continuing professional development.... [-]


MA in Contemporary Ethics

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This timely and challenging programme has you explore questions such as ‘what is the good life?’, ‘how should we act?’, ‘what does moral living require of us as human beings in various contexts of life?’ You [+]

This timely and challenging programme has you explore questions such as ‘what is the good life?’, ‘how should we act?’, ‘what does moral living require of us as human beings in various contexts of life?’ You will be introduced to different schools of ethics and will learn how to formulate coherent moral arguments.

This degree attracts people whose work requires ethical reflection, such as teachers, healthcare practitioners, those in social and public service, ministers of religion and business professionals.

CORE MODULES Foundations of Ethics Moral Development, Reasoning and Decision Making OPTIONAL MODULES Ethical Issues Today Bioethics and Sexual Ethics Moral Imagination, Art and Spirituality Spirituality, Religion and Ethics in Contemporary Healthcare Market Economy, Ethics and the Meaning of Life Entry An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject Interim awards PGCert Contemporary Ethics PGDip Contemporary Ethics Course length 1 years full-time 2 years part-time [-]

MA in Sports Ethics and Integrity

Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Campus Full time October 2019 Czech Republic Prague

Master Study Program (joint degree) in Sport Ethics and Integrity was created to educate sport administrators, conceptual workers who show a systematic and coherent view on a sport nature, integrity and ethical aspect in management and who are able to make the performance of sport organizations and people working in sport environment of a better quality. [+]

Master Study Program (joint degree) in Sport Ethics and Integrity was created to educate sport administrators, conceptual workers who show a systematic and coherent view on a sport nature, integrity and ethical aspect in management and who are able to make the performance of sport organizations and people working in sport environment of a better quality.

This education brings a new generation of sports administrators with a deep understanding of sports nature and sports values. The aim of the graduates is to prevent the social value of sport from its misusing as well as to support the pure sports value. The graduates manage to defend the integrity of sports organizations and sport itself and design sports strategies based on strong principles.... [-]


Master in Applied Ethics

Utrecht University
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Netherlands Utrecht + 1 more

The Applied Ethics Master’s program offers you an in-depth focus on the interaction between moral practice and ethical theory, allowing you to explore ethical theories in relation to actual practical dilemmas. [+]

EXPLORE THE INTERACTION BETWEEN MORAL PRACTICES AND ETHICAL REFLECTION

Moral problems occur in all areas of life: professional, personal, political. Should banks impose strict criteria on clients to promote corporate social responsibility? How to allocate fairly the benefits and burdens of climate change policy options? For which purposes is the use of big data morally permissible? Do you believe it is ethical for us to use biological enhancement technologies to make us better, rather than simply well? Can it be justified to use biotechnology to change animals in order to avoid welfare problems in livestock? Such problems require careful reflection on the facts – but also on our basic moral values.... [-]


MA in Applied Ethics for Professionals

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Part time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

This programme is a rigorous and intellectually challenging introduction to philosophical ethics, and, in particular, applied or “practical” ethics, based in the Department of Philosophy. [+]

This programme is a rigorous and intellectually challenging introduction to philosophical ethics, and, in particular, applied or “practical” ethics, based in the Department of Philosophy. It is designed for professionals in the Gauteng region with some management and leadership experience and presupposes no background in philosophy. It is not a programme in “professional ethics”—e.g. business ethics, biomedical ethics, technology and ethics, etc.—though some such material is sometimes covered in one or more of the electives. Rather, its emphasis is on learning methods and techniques for thinking about ethical issues of any sort. It includes exposure to the principal ethical theories and critical examination of some well-known work in various sub-fields of applied ethics. It is not a distance-education programme; regular attendance at seminars is required. To accommodate the professional lives of our participants, seminars, exams, and other programme activities are held on Saturday mornings, about 19 in the first year and 10 in the second.... [-]


MA Medical Law and Ethics

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Online Campus Full time 12  September 2019 United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester UK Online + 4 more

Our MAs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for non-law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of law. [+]

MA Medical Law and Ethics

Our MAs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for non-law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of law.

Course Requirements

Students must possess an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any subject at 2:2 or above.

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