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Law - Health, Law and Society

University of Bristol

LL.M.
12 months
Duration
19100 GBP/year
10100 GBP/year
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About

The Law - Health, Law and Society programme offered by the University of Bristol examines how to approach some of the greatest challenges and opportunities for law and policy as mechanisms to address health and wellbeing. 

Overview

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.

Careers

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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Law, Governance and Health
  • Health Inequalities, Law, and Society
  • Dissertation
  • Public and Global Health Law
  • Law and Governance for Mental and Social Well-Being
  • Health Law and the Body

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early application recommended; places may fill before our deadline.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
68

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

Funding

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