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BIOETHICS AND LAW: PROBLEMS OF HEALTH AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (2021-2023)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Master (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Casado González, María
  • de Lecuona Ramirez, Itziar
Number of credits: 120,00
Length of course (in academic years): 2
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Distance
Centre responsible : Faculty of Law
In-company placement(s): No
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
Classes begin: 10/18/2021

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- Acquire a general, integrated understanding of bioethics and its legal implications with regard to internationally recognized human rights.
- 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.
- Be able to make rational decisions in conflict situations with scarce resources, on problems associated with the emergence of scientific and technological advances.
- Learn to work as part of a team.
- Become a specialist in bioethics and law who can meet the growing demand in this field.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- 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.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 5/1/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 9/30/2021

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Observatori de Bioética i Dret UB (OBD)
Address: 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
Fax: 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

Name of individual or institution: Observatori de Bioètica i Dret UB (OBD)
Address: 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
Fax: 93.4034546
Observations: More information in Catalan at www.bioeticaidret.cat/master or in English at www.bioethicsandlaw.es/master.

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