Engineering Ethics Explorer

Learning outcomes

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Note: The Accreditation for Higher Education Programmes (AHEP) is a standard produced by the UK's Engineering Council to assess the competence and commitment of engineers and technicians. It is used by Higher Education institutions to achieve accreditation for their engineering programmes. Users outside the UK can refer to their national frameworks or other international competencies to map ethics learning accordingly.

Students will describe professional norms, principles, and responsibilities related to their chosen field

Aligned to AHEP outcome 17

Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.

Where does it fit?

Modules, Projects. Ethical Knowledge can best be applied in the context of engineering problems and projects. It can help students understand the role of a professional engineer.

Related graduate attribute

Gaining Ethical Knowledge:

Knowing the sets of rules, theories, concepts, frameworks, and statements of duty, rights, or obligations that inform ethical attitudes, behaviours, and practices.