Swansea University

Swansea University

Health Care Law and Ethics

This programme provides an opportunity to examine the structure and operation of the legal system in England and Wales, to look critically at the real life impact of law on practice within the health care system and to do this in the context of an understanding of the ethical problems that arise in health care.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold either a relevant degree (usually of grade 2.2 or above) or have a period of professional experience in a relevant field. Please note this course is not available to international students.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Philosophy, ethics and health care; the boundaries of life; introduction to law and health care; patients, professionals and the law; mental health, mental capacity and the law; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 1,750 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Human and Health Science Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295611