Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Medical Law

This programme combines in-depth study of medical law with the flexibility of distance learning; the programme enables participants to gain specialist knowledge within a practical context whilst enhancing research skills and developing expertise in a chosen field.

Entry requirements

Degree in law or comparable professional qualification; candidates who have obtained extensive experience in a work-related field are also considered; those for whom English is not their 1st language should be able to demonstrate that their command of English is adequate for the course; a score of 6.5 or better in the IELTS test would be acceptable evidence.

Course modules

Clinical negligence; treatment: consent and patients rights; legal research.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Distance learning - 2 years
LLM Distance learning - 2 years
PgCert Distance learning - 9 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453