University of Winchester
Medical Law and Ethics
The course provides opportunities to enhance understanding of a diverse range of medical law issues. It enhances analytical and research skills and provides insights into the legal and ethical issues surrounding the delivery and receipt of health care.
Normally a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study.
Core modules: introduction to English law (for students without accredited prior education or learning in law); law, morality and society; consent; competence and confidentiality; research methods; dissertation. Optional modules: medical negligence; beginning and end of life; mental health law; healthcare delivery and regulation; data protection and information rights.
Each module is assessed through assignments, which may include essays, oral presentations and case studies. The dissertation is a substantial piece of independent research of 12,000-15,000 words. Only the Introduction to English Law module is assessed through a short exam.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|LLM||Part-time||£ 3,200 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|LLM||Part-time||£ 6,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|LLM||Part-time||£ 3,200 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King Alfred Campus||Winchester||SO22 4NR||South East|
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