This unit includes a survey of the legislation, charters, declarations and rules governing the conduct of public institutions, the development of the various aspects of human rights as emphasised in the above decisions and documents; the philosophical principles enunciated in the above that are held to determine ethical conduct. It also includes an examination of evidence and critical thinking within ethical practice. What techniques are deployed by individuals in the context of ethical decision-making? Students will apply ethical frameworks and concepts to real-world dilemmas and present their case.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):