Centre for Applied Eithics
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The programmes offered by the Centre aim to engage in the challenges of a developing nation by equipping professionals in the medical, business, government, NGO, environmental, development and educational sectors with the knowledge and skills needed to address moral issues in their fields of expertise

Two one-year programmes and a PhD in Applied Ethics are offered. The first is a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Applied Ethics, followed by an MPhil (Applied Ethics, with specialil (Applied Ethics, with specialsations in Biomedical, Business or Environmental Ethics). The PGD normally grants access to the MPhil (Applied Ethics), but students with other suitable qualifications will also be considered for the MPhil (Applied Ethics). A PhD in Applied Ethics is also offered which is attained through the completion of a doctoral dissertation resulting from independent and original research on a philosophical problem in the field of Applied Ethics.