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Bioethics in Education

In dynamic ambits, systems have to be maintained in a constant process of adaptation. Thus, in the present chapter, we explore the integration of bioethics in all areas of higher education (physics-mathematics, the engineering sciences, social and administrative sciences, the biological-medical sciences, and the humanities), with the objective of establishing, as an essential part, bioethics in all disciplines of knowledge. All undergraduate university degrees converge in the relation among living beings, through knowledge-based interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary study. A close relationship has to be established between education and bioethics within the context of higher education, as teaching at the university level with values and ethics, achieves a contribution to the science of industry in terms of a greater professional ethical sense. Therefore, this work concludes that bioethics should form a fundamental part of every university undergraduate degree.

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