Applied Ethics is a growing interdisciplinary field that strives to tackle the moral issues surrounding these challenges. If these questions engage you, this master's programme will meet your aspiration.
The programme offers a complementary education at the master's level in applied ethics for you who already hold a bachelor's degree in one of various academic fields, from philosophy to health and technology, or a professional degree. The subject has its disciplinary basis in moral philosophy and ethics, and requires knowledge and expertise in the various fields of application.
Leading centre for applied ethics in Sweden
LiU's centre for Applied Ethics (CTE) is a leading centre in applied ethics in Sweden. We are devoted to research and teaching, with globally minded areas and collaborative partners worldwide.
You will gain knowledge of ethical theories and methods, and examine ethical debates in different fields of application. You will acquire the skills to provide analysis of moral problems and ethical debates and be able to make critical assessments of ethical arguments and policy documents. In the latter half of the second semester, you will concentrate on a selected area of specialisation.
When you graduate you'll have a unique competence that you can add to your professional or disciplinary competencies; doctor or nurse, teacher, minister civil servant or economist, many professionals need the ability to manage ethical issues. A great number of our graduates continue to doctoral studies in different areas of applied and professional ethics.