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Medical Law and Ethics (Coursework)

University of Pretoria

M.Phil.
24 months
Duration
1499 EUR/year
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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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Overview

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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

200 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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
83 (required)
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.

Other requirements

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.

From R25 300 to R44 000

Funding

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