Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Mental Health Law

The course aims to combine in-depth study of mental health law with the flexibility of distance learning study.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a law degree or comparable professional qualification; candidates who have obtained extensive experience in a work-related field also considered; those for whom English is not their 1st language should have attained a score of 6.5 or better in the IELTS test.

Course modules

Modules include: compulsory civil admission and guardianship; hospitals and consent to treatment; legal research.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance learning

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Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453