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Unit of Study EDUC7010 Ethical Research and Oversight (2025)

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    Candidates must be enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research to undertake this unit.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

Demonstrate a familiarity with the major guidelines that inform ethical practice in research, whether human or non-human.

Explain the role of Human Research Ethics Committees, Animal Ethics Committees or Government research permit systems to prevent bio piracy and environmental impact associated with research activities.

Evaluate the ethical implications of a research study.

Develop and attain institutional ethics approval for a government permit for a research proposal.

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