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G.D. in Catholic Bioethics

Faculty of Theology

  • IPA6134 - Ethical Issues at the End of Life

    This course aims to provide training in bioethics, focusing on problems that may arise at the end of life. The course will examine the values that underlie bioethical dilemmas.

    Prerequisites: IPA6151 and IPA6131 or be registered into the Graduate Diploma in Catholic Bioethics.

  • THO6110 - Principles of Catholic Bioethics

    In-depth exploration of the foundational principles of Catholic moral tradition and Church teaching on bioethical issues.

  • THO6111 - Topics in Bioethics Across the Continuum of Care

    Extensive exploration of current bioethical issues in health care from the beginning of life through to the end of life as well as the Catholic theological foundations which inform various positions.

  • THO6112 - Research Practicum in Bioethics

    Mentored hands-on capstone experience tailored to each student’s professional expertise and interests. Placement options include clinical bioethics, research bioethics, public policy and organizational ethics. Graded S/NS.

    Prerequisites: THO6110, THO6111, IPA6134, and THO6113.

  • THO6113 - Ethics, Philosophy, Theology and Public Policy

    Study of the normative aspects of public policy and their ethical, philosophical and theological foundations. Challenges with public moral discourse and consensus, value identification and prioritization. Study of the conceptions of the public good, notions of human good and its structure, and the principle of human dignity.