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Healthcare Law and Ethics

This course is concerned with how the law regulates certain aspects of health care practice, why it does so, and whether it does so effectively, and in accordance with ethical principles.

Entry requirements

You should have: EITHER a medical or dental degree, OR an upper second class degree or above in another health care subject, including nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy, with at least 2 years post-qualifying experience, OR a minimum of 5 years' practice in a healthcare profession PLUS two references from colleagues or employers who believe that you are suitable for enrolment to the programme PLUS basic IT Skills (web browsing, word documents and familiarity with PowerPoint). Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Students seeking to graduate with the Certificate must complete 2 compulsory modules. Subsequent completion of 2 more modules results in the award of the Diploma. The LLM is awarded after the completion of the 5th module and the dissertation during the 3rd year of study. Students can choose from a range of modules such as: treating children and incompetent adults; controversies in healthcare law and ethics.

Assessment methods

Written assignments and on-line examinations.

Sponsorship information

Self-funding/employer.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (EU) 36 months
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 36 months
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 36 months
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 36 months
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 36 months
LLM Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (EU) 36 months
LLM Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 36 months
LLM Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 36 months
LLM Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 36 months
LLM Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 36 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (EU) 36 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 36 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 36 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 36 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 36 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (EU) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (EU) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (EU) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

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Distance Learning

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