Ethics helps students frame, and reflect on, decisions. It is both a key component of professionalism and a fundamental requirement of good citizenship. When operating ethically, graduates are aware that we live in a diverse society with many competing points of view. It means being open-minded about the complex nature of our world.
Exhibit ethical decision making and reasoning to identify creative solutions to ethical problems
|Understand ethical approaches such as rights, utilitarianism and virtue ethics* and the need for moral awareness and reflection on moral values||Critically reflect on, discuss and challenge the values intrinsic in the different practices in which they participate||Form judgements and apply ethical decision making and reasoning to identify creative solutions to ethical problems|
* Rights ethics is concerned with defining goodness in terms of freedom or entitlement.
Utilitarianism is concerned with defining goodness in terms of what generates the greatest happiness for the greatest number.
Virtue ethics is concerned with defining goodness in terms of deeply held character traits.
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