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Healthcare Ethics and Law (Distance Learning)

The University of Manchester

LL.M. Online
24 months
Duration
9500 GBP/year
4750 GBP/year
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About

The LLM Healthcare Ethics and Law (Distance Learning) from The University of Manchester provides the highest quality of training in healthcare ethics and healthcare law in a flexible and interdisciplinary way. 

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Overview

We cater to the practical needs of healthcare and legal professionals and those in related fields. Although the LLM course covers both ethics and law, the focus is on law.

The Healthcare Ethics and Law (Distance Learning) from The University of Manchester students will then study two law-based options and complete a predominantly law-based dissertation.

Aims

  • Offer you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive knowledge and firm understanding of healthcare ethics and healthcare law.
  • Provide you with the opportunity to gain the skills needed to apply your understanding to real world scenarios in a diverse range of contexts.
  • Develop the skills needed for research and academic writing. 

Career opportunities

Alumni profiles - John O'Malley and Raynor Griffiths

Successful graduates of the LLM are able to progress within a wide variety of roles in 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 health care professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical Bioethics (Distance-Learning)
  • Medico-Legal Problems (Distance Learning)
  • Mental Health Law and Policy
  • Medicine, Law & Society
  • International Issues in Health Care Law and Ethics (Distance Learning)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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 (required)
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).
7 (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.
100 (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

  • You must hold a minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject (eg medicine, law, philosophy, nursing, religious studies).
  • If you hold a relevant degree but do not reach the entry qualification for the LLM, you may apply for the Postgraduate Diploma (see details of entry requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma).
  • If you initially enrolled on the Postgraduate Diploma course, you will be considered for a transfer to the LLM. A decision as to whether a transfer can take place will be made once marks for all taught components are available. Transfer is dependent upon you reaching master's level in the taught units.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4750 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

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