University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Health, Bioethics and Law

Students explore key issues in the field of health, bioethics and law in terms of legal principles and philosophical concepts. The programme takes an interdisciplinary approach which caters to the needs of those from a variety of backgrounds and is suitable for applicants interested in the issues at the intersection of healthcare, ethics and law.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination, or a corresponding level of achievement in the case of applicants from other jurisdictions; English language requirements may apply for international students.

Course modules

Core modules: human rights and health care law; global bioethics; philosophical foundations and research skills.
Optional modules (choose 3 from): criminal law and medicine; European health law; mentally disordered offenders; global ethics; philosophy of health and happiness; philosophy of cognitive science; value of life.

Assessment methods

Students take 6 taught modules and complete a 15,000 word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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