Taught course

Medical Ethics and Law

Institution
King's College London · Dickson Poon School of Law
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, e.g. law, medicine, philosophy, theology, social science, one of the life sciences, dentistry or nursing studies.

Evidence of achievement of an academic level comparable to at least upper second class honours standard through past studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate, will also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Medical Ethics & Law MA course focuses on the ethical and legal questions raised by medical practice and science. These include debates about conflicts between mother and foetus, physician-assisted suicide, psychiatry, the allocation of scarce medical resources, the boundaries of the market in medicine and the law and ethics of medical research. The course was established in 1978 and constitutes an important part of the Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, which is the first of its kind in the UK.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Admissions
Email
law-graduateadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 2711