M.A. applicants must hold a 2:1 (or equivalent) in a relevant first degree. Degrees considered relevant for study in this interdisciplinary field cover a wide spectrum. Candidates without a first degree may register initially for the Postgraduate Diploma and will be considered for transfer to the M.A. mid-session subject conditions. Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma will be considered from those who hold professional qualifications in any of the health care and legal/paralegal professions, who can demonstrate progression in their career over at least three years. Candidates may be asked to provide examples of their written work.
Months of entry
Subject areas covered include health care ethics; medical law; moral philosophy; rights; children. It is available as a taught course and by distributed learning. The general aim of these study programmes is to provide the highest quality of training in health care ethics and health care law in a flexible, inter-disciplinary way. There is an emphasis on the application of moral and legal theory to real world scenarios. Students will gain an expert knowledge and understanding of ethical and medico-legal theories, and the skills needed to apply them to real world scenarios in a diverse range of contexts.
Information for international students
Students whose first language is not English require: TOEFL - 623 (263 CBT) with the minimum score of 5.0 for written English. IELTS - 7.0 with a minimum score of 7.0 for written English. Cambridge Certificate - C.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||65|
|Dissertation||35 (12000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Secretary
- +44 (0)161 306 1270
- +44 (0) 161 275 4724