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2013 HPA212 Ethical Professionals

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA312

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION
Ethical conduct within professions -- whether it be police work, the law, commerce, nursing or some other area of professional activity -- has increasingly been a focus for community concern. Ethical questions have also come to preoccupy many individuals working in a professional capacity. The unit explores some of the issues at stake here including: the relation between private beliefs and commitments and professional duties and obligations; the limits of professional obligation; the relation between professional persons and others (whether they be clients, criminals or simply members of the public); the nature and role of professional codes or ethics. Emphasis is placed on the discussion of issues in relation to specific professional contexts and cases.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: HPA212 - 3000 words internal assessment (60%); 2-hour examination (40%)
HPA312 - 3500 words internal assessment (60%); 2-hour examination (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 lectures weekly; tutorial weekly or intensive four day session if offered outside semester one or two.

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% 100 level units any Faculty or Professional equivalence
M.Excl HSP207/307

STAFF: Dr N Cica

FEES
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