MEDCG005 Ethics and Regulation of Research

Module Title
MEDCG005 Ethics and Regulation of Research
Module Value
Term 1
  • Rationale for restrictive regulation of IMPs and rights of access to IMPs
  • Conflicting interests, regulation, ethics review
  • Legal and moral basis of consent
  • Limits to consent and risk
  • Intellectual property
Module Aims and Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Rehearse regulation of early phase trials in clinical medicine.Critically appraise regulatory framework for new medicines.
  • Articulate limits to common law of consent
  • Explain moral rationale for restricting access to new medicines as well as the limits to consent and paternalistic review
Assessment details
  • 3,000 word essay (100%)
 Module Tutor
Dr Sarah Edwards

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