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

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


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

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