The Master of Arts in Ethical Studies program was established in 1992 to answer the growing need for young professionals who possess in depth knowledge of Ethics at an advanced level. The program provides a unique interdisciplinary education in ethical affairs. The degree is offered through Mahidol University Faculty of Graduate Studies and administered by the Department of Humanities, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities. The first distinctive feature of the Ethical Stu dies Program of Mahidol University is its interdisciplinary approach to the study of ethics. The second distinctive feature of the programme is the cosmopolitan character of both its faculty and its student body. The faculty’s diver sity reaches over a wide range of interests and styles, and the program includes not only students specializing in ethics but also those with a degree in a different specialization and professional experiences. The third distinctive feature is to provide students specializing in Bio-medical Ethics clinical experiences which emphasizes ethical issues. Students participate in teaching rounds, social conferences, seminars, and other clinical experiences in a variety of medical fa cilities students in this program thus gain practical as well as theoretical experience in bio-ethical decision making.