University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Health Care Ethics and Law

This programme aims to provide training in health care ethics and health care law in a flexible and interdisciplinary way. There is an emphasis on the application of bioethical and legal theory to real world scenarios, thus catering to the practical needs of health care and legal professionals and those in related fields. Students gain an expert knowledge and understanding of bioethical and medico-legal theories, and the skills needed to apply them to real world scenarios in a diverse range of contexts.

Entry requirements

Applications are open to all year 4 medical students from UK medical schools (subject to approval by the relevant medical school); the one-year programme is open to suitably qualified medical students who take a year out of their medical degree to study Health Care Ethics and Law.

Course modules

Modules include: Philosophical bioethics; medico-legal problems; ethico-legal problems in healthcare practice. Optional modules: children, medicine and the law; medicine, law and society; mental health law and policy; research ethics; ethics and genetics; and rights.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,333 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (EU) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (England) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,332 per Whole course (International) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (England) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,132 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,166 per Year 1 (International) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Law
Telephone number: 
0161 306 1270