Discovery Modules

IDEA Centre

The University of Leeds Discovery Modules have been grouped into ten Discovery Themes. For further information about the Discovery Themes please see here.

These Discovery Modules are available for all new and returning students, including Incoming Study Abroad students. 

IDEA1000 - Professional Ethics: Challenges and Crises

This module is an introduction to professional ethics and examines some of the challenges and crises that might arise in professional working life. 

The module looks at current issues, which are subject to change. However, topics might include:

  • The nature of integrity
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Intellectual property
  • Whistleblowing 

IDEA2000 - Leadership Ethics

Leaders in all sectors face the challenge of helping and motivating others to identify the right goal or vision for their team/organisation, and coordinating their efforts to pursue those goals successfully.

This module looks at practical ethical issues confronting leaders at all levels of seniority, and in ways that apply across domains of leadership including:

  • Sport
  • Business
  • Politics
  • Education
  • Voluntary organisations
  • Religious groups

Further questions 

Further Discovery Modules for Incoming Study Abroad students can be found in our BA Biomedical & Health Care Ethics programme.

If you have any questions regarding these IDEA modules please contact