Taught course

Medical Ethics & Law

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

Entry requirements

The basic entry requirements are a recognised first degree of at least upper second class honours (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant discipline, eg 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

Examines in depth the ethical and legal questions raised by medical practice and science. The programme was founded in 1978, and is an important part of the Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, the first of its kind in the UK.

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English, please visit our website for further information: www.kcl.ac.uk/pg/apply/langreq.html

Fees and funding

AHRC; mainly self-funded.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Email
law-graduateadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 2711 / 2097
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200