Taught course

Medical Ethics and 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

Our Medical Ethics and Law programme is designed for medical/legal professionals, graduates of a relevant discipline, those going on to research and for anyone wanting to think about some of the hardest human decisions.

You will study the ethical and legal questions raised in the context of medicine, which include genetics, assisted reproduction, abortion, assisted suicide and euthanasia, autism, psychiatric ethics and mental health law, medical research, organ donations and the allocation of scarce resources.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

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