Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.
The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.
The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..
For the year 2021/2022
No calendar yet available
Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Medicine Teaching and Student Services Unit.
To view all the exam sessions available, please use the Exam dashboard on ESSE3.
If you forgot your login details or have problems logging in, please contact the relevant IT HelpDesk, or check the login details recovery web page.
The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.
The course provides students with the basic concepts of practical ethics and philosophy of science.
- Outline the concept of ethics as a science to guide action
- Understanding the concepts of ethical reflection
- Define the core terms of ethics: morality, act, value, norm, responsibility, justice
- To know the tasks and concepts of modern ethics and the foundations of ethical standards
- Outline the fundamental concepts of ethics in science and ethics in research
- Identify ethical quality criteria of scientific theories and ethical principles of research
- Outline the fundamental ethical concepts in the health field and the principles of bioethics according to Beauchamp and Childress
- Understand the structure of a case discussion oriented to biothetical principles according to Beauchamp and Childress
- Outline the purpose of the philosophy of science
- Defining the concept of science and knowledge
- Outline science as a system of theories
- Knowing the structure of the scientific community and epistemological values
- Outline the regulatory principles of science: argumentation and truth
- Understanding the structure of scientific explanations and prognoses
- Outline the concepts of causality and correlation
Program Practical ethics
Ethics as a science for guidance in acting
Ethical terminology: moral, act, values, norms, responsibility, justice
The dominant ethical strands and the justification of ethical standards
The specific questions of practical ethics
The ethics of science
Quality criteria for scientific theories
Ethical principles of research
Ethics and bioethics in health care
Bioethical principles oriented case discussions
Program Philosophy of science
The philosophy of general and specific science
Scientific explanation and scientific prognosis
Empirical phenomena, empirical theories and empirical awareness
Definition of the concept of science
Science as a system and as a system of theories
The system of the scientific community
The regulatory principles of science: argumentation and truth
What does "knowledge" mean?
The concept of truth in science
The scientific argument
The structure of scientific explanations and prognoses
Cause and correlation, cause and reason, causality versus correlation
Visualizza la bibliografia con Leganto, strumento che il Sistema Bibliotecario mette a disposizione per recuperare i testi in programma d'esame in modo semplice e innovativo.
The examination consists of a written test on the topics covered in the classroom.
News for students
There you will find information, resources and services useful during your time at the University (Student’s exam record, your study plan on ESSE3, Distance Learning courses, university email account, office forms, administrative procedures, etc.). You can log into MyUnivr with your GIA login details.
I servizi e le attività di orientamento sono pensati per fornire alle future matricole gli strumenti e le informazioni che consentano loro di compiere una scelta consapevole del corso di studi universitario.