Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Medical Law

Developments in medical research coupled with advances in technologies mean the boundaries of medicine are constantly changing. This innovative practice-based distance learning course has been designed to meet the distinct needs of healthcare professionals, legal practitioners and other professionals who are required to provide advice on medico-legal issues. Combining a practical approach with an in-depth study of Medical Law you will develop legal knowledge, legal application and critical analysis skills as well as the professional and reflective skills necessary for practice.

Course modules

Modules include: clinical negligence; treatment: consent and patients rights; legal research.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning September 2018 - 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2018 - 9 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning September 2018 - 9 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus NE1 8ST North East

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