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Medical Ethical Case Studies

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This activity helps raise awareness of the ethical issues present within Medical Sciences through interactive case studies. Students will have to think about each case and determine the right course of action for each patient. A great way to get students to start thinking about issues they may face in interviews for Medical Sciences degrees.

Type of activity



45-60 minutes

Key outcomes

  • Subject specific knowledge
  • HE awareness
Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Events in School
  • Y 12
  • Y 13
  • KS 5