Objectives and competences

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Dret
Branch of knowledge
  • Biomedical sciences
  • Social sciences, social work, industrial relations and human resources, sociology, political science and international relations
  • Law and legal specializations
Mode of deliveryDistance
Credits120
Length of course2 academic years
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;English;French;Italian;Portuguese;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.975,00 €
Second year: 4.195,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:01/10/2022
E-mailmaster.bd@ub.edu
Master's degree course homepage http://www.bioeticayderecho.ub.es/master
Managmentde Lecuona Ramirez , Itziart
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences

Objectives

- To acquire a general, integrated understanding of bioethics and its legal implications with regard to internationally recognized human rights.
- To acquire interdisciplinary training in the approach to bioethical problems and dilemmas resulting from the application of scientific and technological advances, and in the way these problems are addressed legally.
- To be able to make rational decisions in conflict situations with scarce resources, on problems associated with the emergence of scientific and technological advances.
- To learn to work as part of a team.
- To become a specialist in bioethics and law who can meet the growing demand in this field.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Applicants in positions of responsibility in different fields, such as health care (heads and coordinators of hospital services) and biomedical research in public and private research centres.
- Members of ethics and bioethics committees.
- Legal practitioners, judges, jurists, coordinators of legal areas related to bioethics, government officers and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry.
- Biotechnologists.
- Journalists, science communicators, university lecturers of degree and postgraduate courses and secondary school teachers.
- Philosophers, health economists, lawyers, doctors and health professionals, pharmacists, graduates in law.
- Candidates who work in the formation of attitudes and values.

Access requirements:
- Degree, diploma or equivalent university qualification.
- In addition to applicants' curriculums, credit will be given for previous experience in bioethics, plans to use the training, and social interest.

Access requirements and conditions

Pre-enrolment

Calendar

17/07/2023 30/10/2023

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught


Address:Observatori de Bioética i Dret UB (OBD)
OBD- Càtedra UNESCO de Bioètica UB
Avda. Diagonal, 684 Facultad de Dret
08034 - Barcelona
España
Email address:master.bd@ub.edu
Webpage:http://www.bioeticayderecho.ub.edu
Telephone:934034546
Observations:Face-to-face sessions are taught at the Faculty of Law of the University of Barcelona (more information in Catalan at www.bioeticaidret.cat/master or in English at www.bioethicsandlaw.es/master).

For further enquiries


Address:Observatori de Bioètica i Dret UB (OBD)
OBD- Càtedra UNESCO de Bioètica UB
Avda. Diagonal, 684 Facultad de Dret
08034 - Barcelona
España
Email address:master.bd@ub.edu
Webpage:http://www.bioeticayderecho.ub.es/master
Telephone:93.4034546
Observations:More information in Catalan at www.bioeticaidret.cat/master or in English at www.bioethicsandlaw.es/master.