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Healthcare Ethics and Law

The University of Manchester

12 months
Duration
23000 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Healthcare Ethics and Law course from The University of Manchester  will provide you with expert knowledge and understanding of ethical and medico-legal theories, and the skills needed to apply them to real-world scenarios in a diverse range of contexts.

Overview

You will study a wide variety of ethical and legal subjects including autonomy, consent, refusal of treatment, confidentiality, the moral status of the foetus, resource allocation, genetic testing, HIV testing, medical malpractice, clinical negligence, organ and tissue transplantation, fertility treatment, genetic manipulation, research ethics, stem cell research and euthanasia.

Aims

The MA in Healthcare Ethics and Law course from The University of Manchester covers a wide variety of ethical and legal subject matter in order to allow students to apply their theory to real-world scenarios.

Career opportunities

Successful graduates are able to progress within a wide variety of roles in both medical, legal and ethical fields. Graduates from previous years have, for example, proceeded to specialise in medico-legal practice and academic careers, and the degrees have enhanced the careers of healthcare professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical Bioethics
  • Medico-Legal Problems
  • Mental Health Law and Policy
  • Ethics & Genetics and Genomics
  • Global Health Law and Bioethics
  • Research Ethics
  • Medicine, Law and Society
  • Children, Medicine and the Law

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • MA applicants must hold a minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject. 
  • Those applicants who do not satisfy the entry requirements for direct entry onto our MA course may wish to be considered for entry onto the Postgraduate Diploma course.
  • In exceptional circumstances candidates who do not have first degree, but who can demonstrate professional competence, may be admitted on the Postgraduate Diploma course. Transfer to the MA, if requested, will be considered based on marks obtained in the taught component, and is dependent upon the student reaching Master's level in the taught modules.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

MA (part-time)

  • UK students (per annum): £5,500
  • International, including EU, students (per annum): £11,500

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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