Thursday, December 14, 2017

UrFU to offer bachelor's program in applied ethics

Ural Federal University's Department of Philosophy has announced that it will soon begin offering a bachelor's degree in applied ethics.

The university defines applied ethics as a "set of disciplines and areas of research that studies in the prevailing moral practices of society, including current moral issues in business [and] personnel management," as well as "in personal, professional and social life."

Department leaders believe the new program will prepare students to enter business positions with a more thoughtful perspective.

The applied ethics program can be completed in approximately three years and six months with full-time study. Part-time students can complete the program in four years. Students wishing to enter the program must score well on social studies, Russian language and history entrance exams.