Healthcare Ethics and Law, M.Sc. | Part time online | Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland | Ireland
24 months
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About

The MSc in Healthcare Ethics and Law at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland provides you with an opportunity to gain a deeper and more systematic understanding of ethical and legal issues in relation to healthcare.

Overview

It allows you to explore the ethical and legal problems which you may face in work, to recognise issues raising potential legal liability and to understand healthcare practice in its legal and social context.

The Healthcare Ethics and Law programme at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland caters for healthcare, legal, allied professionals and administrators who wish to review and update their thinking about ethical issues including medical and nursing professionals, ethics committee members, hospital administrators and officials in government department with responsibilities for healthcare. 

Members of the legal profession, pharmaceutical industry and other professionals such as hospital chaplains may also find the programme of benefit.

Learning outcomes

This programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Understand the major theoretical bases of the principles of healthcare ethics and healthcare law. 
  • Analyse the real implications of moral and legal theories, especially theories of justice, for both society and the individual.  
  • Analyse and critically evaluate claims based on expert knowledge. 
  • Reflect upon, analyse, critically evaluate and articulate your own ethical position.  
  • Lead and provide expertise in the area of healthcare ethics and law. 
  • Develop an awareness of how ethics in healthcare relates to the practice of healthcare in different contexts.  

Programme Structure

Modules: 

  • Healthcare Ethics and the Four Principles
  • Types of Ethical Theory
  • What is Medical Law and Confidentiality
  • Professionalism in Healthcare
  • Methods of Ethical Reasoning
  • Library Searching for use of Endnote - How to write a critical review of an article
  • Key information

    Duration

    • Part-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Credits

    90 ECTS

    Delivered

    Online

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    Lower Second Class

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Applicants must hold a 2.2 or higher primary degree in a relevant field or equivalent. 
    • Evidence of English language qualification (where applicable) 
    • Third level educational transcripts 
    • Passport-sized photograph 

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      4300 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4300 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      4300 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4300 EUR per year during 24 months.

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