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HMT2000 Ethical Issues and Human Rights

Short Description: Ethical Issues and Human Right
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 090399 - Studies in Human Society n.e.c
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: HMT1000

Other Requisites

Students who have previously completed CDS2000 cannot enrol in this course.
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course introduces students to the main legal, ethical, and social justice responsibilities that are integral to professional and research contexts. While considering a range of approaches to moral philosophy, students will focus on a rights based approach, together with an awareness of contemporary social justice issues. Examples and applications will be taken from a range of professions (e.g. human services, journalism) and codes of research ethics (e.g. human subjects, animal ethics).

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022