Taught course

Healthcare Ethics Postgraduate Certificate

The University of Manchester · School of Law

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate applicants must hold a minimum of a Second Class Lower (2.2) Honours degree. In exceptional circumstances candidates who do not have first degree, but who can demonstrate professional competence, may be admitted.

Months of entry


Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Care Ethics programme aims to provide the highest quality of training in health care ethics in a flexible and interdisciplinary way. There is an emphasis on the application of bioethical theory to real world scenarios, thus catering to the practical needs of health care and legal professionals and those in related fields. Students gain an expert knowledge and understanding of bioethical, 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 are required to hold IELTS 7.0 with a minimum writing score of 7, or an equivalent score in the IBT- TOEFL, PEARSON, or Cambridge CAE.

Qualification and course duration


full time
9 months
distance learning
18 months

Course contact details

School of Law
+44 (0)161 306 1270