Cardiff Law School

Cardiff University

Legal Aspects of Medical Practice

This programme aims to provide a sound knowledge of the legal rules applicable to the practice and administration of health care and to stimulate a critical approach to the operation of these rules of law in society.

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in law, medicine, nursing, dentistry, psychiatry, pharmacology and associated healthcare and health management professionals. Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Law (2.2 or equivalent), although other appropriate qualifications will be considered. For entry onto the Legal Aspects of Medical Practice programme candidates may be qualified in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or nursing, veterinary science or any relevant discipline, or have served for a substantial period of time within the National Health Service or related administration. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include projects and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Part-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 7,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 2087 4353