Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
PGS_1668 Philosophy of Medicine (obligatory course in English) 2 ECTS
Organised by
Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Education Unit
Person in charge
Professor Veikko Launis

Learning outcomes



Students learn about the philosophical and ethical questions and problematics of the medical sciences. After this study module, the student will be expected to understand the nature of scientific thinking and be familiar with responsible conduct of research. To pass this course, students are required to attend the lectures and to write one essay (of 1500 words) on a suggested or self-chosen topic.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
  • In English



Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Faculty of Medicine
DP in Medicine
Finnish Study Modules
Postgraduate Degrees, med