It therefore goes beyond traditional courses on healthcare law to look at the relationships between law, governance and health across society and governmental sectors. Students will enjoy the opportunity to study wide-ranging questions concerning the impacts of law, regulation, policy and practice on health and wellbeing.
The attraction and advantage of studying for the Law - Health, Law and Society programme offered by the University of Bristol lies in both its subject coverage and the range of transferable skills it promotes. It would be of benefit in many different practical settings and careers. It is suitable for anyone working or planning a career in policy, healthcare management, health regulation (including at local authority level), healthcare and social care provision, legal practice, public health, advocacy, NGOs, special interest groups or legal/policy research.
You will be taught by academics who combine internationally recognised research profiles with wide experience within organisations responsible for policy development, professional regulation and social advocacy. The programme includes core teaching in health law and governance, along with specialist units.
This programme will develop your specialist knowledge and understanding and transferable skills. Its content and approach to teaching and assessment supports diverse career paths in healthcare practice and management, health policy and regulation, healthcare provision, legal practice, public health practice, social advocacy (for example, in pressure groups or NGOs) and legal/policy research.
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- Law, Governance and Health
- Health Inequalities, Law, and Society
- Public and Global Health Law
- Law and Governance for Mental and Social Well-Being
- Health Law and the Body
- 12 months
- 24 months
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- Early application recommended; places may fill before our deadline.
DisciplinesCivil & Private Law Master of Laws (LLM) Health Sciences View 133 other Masters in Civil & Private Law in United Kingdom
Applicants are expected to hold an upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent professional experience) in disciplines associated with the focus of the programme. A degree in law is not a prerequisite.
- Applicants intercalating from professional medicine, dentistry and veterinary sciences programmes must have successfully completed year three to be eligible for this programme. Graduates of these professional clinical programmes are also eligible.
International19100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA10100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- Part time fees: EU/EEA: 5,050 GBP per year
- FT fees: Channel Islands/Isle of Man: 10,100 GBP per year
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