University of Manchester
Bioethics and Medical Jurisprudence
Research areas include classical and contemporary issues: Abortion; euthanasia; resource allocation in health care; public health activities; life-style regulation; assisted reproduction; gene therapy; genetic testing; human enhancements; cloning; stem cell research; the doctor-patient relationship; professional responsibility; and the legal and ethical status of living; dead, and unborn bodies; as well as central principles and doctrines like: autonomy; rights; sanctity of life; justice; utility; self-determination; dignity; solidarity; precaution; self-governance; and the role of society and community in medicine and health care; all of these are approached in an analytical and structured way, combining the methodological strengths of medical law and philosophical ethics.
A UK 1st Class or 2.1 Honours bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline and either a Master's degree in ethics, law, or a cognate discipline or at least 3 years of validated professional experience in a relevant field; IELTS 7.0 with a minimum writing score of 7, or TOEFL 625 paper-based, or TOEFL 106 internet-based (with a minimum score of 5 in the test for written English), or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English grade C.
Assessment is by written work reports, articles, and the doctoral thesis.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees)||36 months|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||36 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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