Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Medical Law

This programme offers a comprehensive examination of the role of law within the contemporary healthcare environment. It provides a sound knowledge and understanding of the institutions and organisations associated with medical law and the interrelationships between them.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a degree in Law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify. Non-law graduates: Non-law graduates with a minimum 2nd Class Honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least 5 years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced medical negligence; intellectual property aspects of medicine; medical jurisprudence; mental health law; new medical technologies and the law; medical law and the family; european healthcare law; EU healthcare law: rights, policies and instruments; competition and regulation in EU healthcare markets.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
LLM Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A 3JB

Key information

LLM Co-ordinator
Telephone number: 
020 7882 8092