King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Medical Ethics and Law

This course enables students to study in depth the ethical and legal questions raised in the context of medicine including genetics; assisted reproduction; abortion; assisted suicide and euthanasia; advance decisions; autism; psychiatric ethics and mental health law; medical research; organ donations and the allocation of scarce resources.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree 2.1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant discipline, e.g. law; medicine; philosophy; theology; social science; 1 of the life sciences; dentistry; or nursing studies; evidence of achievement of an academic level comparable to a 2nd Class Honours degree standard through past studies, and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate, is also considered; part-time applicants: please note that the Law School stipulates that part-time students applying to a postgraduate Law programme are working for a minimum of 22 hours per week.

Sponsorship information

Some funding may be available from the AHRC.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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