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Medical Law and Ethics (Coursework), M.Phil.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) ,
This Medical Law and Ethics (Coursework) programme is offered by University of Pretoria. The duration of the programme will in general be four semesters (2 years).  

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Faculty Notes

The two-year period may only be extended by the Postgraduate Committee on recommendation of the Head of Department based on good reason shown and if it is clear that the student will be able to complete the programme in a further year of study. This Medical Law and Ethics (Coursework) programme is offered by University of Pretoria.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medico-legal issues 
  • Research methodology 
  • Mini-dissertation 
  • Research proposal 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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General Requirements

  • For admission to the MPhil programme, students must have at least an honours degree in an academic discipline relevant to medical law and ethics, or any other qualification in an academic discipline relevant to medical law and ethics that allows admission to a master’s programme at the institution where the undergraduate qualification was obtained. If that qualification has a duration of less than 4 years, substantial proven practical or professional experience in medical law and ethics is further required, subject to the discretion of the Dean.
  • Registration as a healthcare practitioner/allied healthcare practitioner/nurse in terms of the applicable legislation will be a strong recommendation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1499 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1499 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1499 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1499 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
From R25 300 to R44 000

Living costs for Pretoria

  • 8592 - 10310 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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