Taught course

Legal Aspects of Medical Practice

Cardiff University · Cardiff Law School

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in law, medicine, nursing, dentistry, psychiatry, pharmacology and associated healthcare and health management professionals. Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Law (2:2 or equivalent), although other appropriate qualifications will be considered. For entry onto the Legal Aspects of Medical Practice programme candidates may be qualified in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or nursing, veterinary science or any relevant discipline, or have served for a substantial period of time within the National Health Service or related administration.

Months of entry


Course content

Course Aims

To offer knowledge and expertise to contribute more fully to your chosen profession through the development of intellectual competence and postgraduate skills.

Special Features

  • A part-time programme taught by means of eight residential weekends held over two academic years is available.
  • The degree is recognised for the purposes of postgraduate education of healthcare professionals, including GPs and dentists.
  • CME points will be awarded to doctors where appropriate.

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Information for international students

In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must obtain an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components, or an equivalent English language qualification.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team LLM Legal Aspects of Medical Practice and Canon
+44(0)2920 874588