Business Ethics

71203

The online course is intended to develop your abilities to identify ethical issues in business situations and critically discuss these issues, with a view to developing and communicating justification for ethical decisions in these situations. You will analyse particular business situations using ethical theories to generate recommendations for action, and develop reasoned arguments to support positions on topical ethical issues in business.

  •  
    Level
    6
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    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
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    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 11 Jun 2019
    Trimester 3, 12 Feb 2020
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Identify and discuss the nature of ethical inquiry and the nature of ethical justification with regard to business issues and situations. 
  • Explain the positions of some major ethical theories and illustrate a critical understanding of these approaches using examples drawn from business situations.
  • Apply some major ethical theories to evaluate the ethical acceptability of actions in business situations. 
  • Critically discuss topical ethical issues in business.

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete  this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol. 

Assessment

60% In-course

40% Examination

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 11 Jun 2019
    Trimester 3, 12 Feb 2020
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying