Medical Ethics and Law, LL.M. | The University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
12 months
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20519 USD/year
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About

The curriculum of the Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law [LLM(MEL)] programme from The University of Hong Kong is designed as an integrated interdisciplinary one that addresses concerns of growing importance in the health professions, law and business.

Overview

The Medical Ethics and Law programme from The University of Hong Kong aims at providing students with an appreciation of various aspects of the fields of health ethics and law, such as medical negligence and bioethics. The curriculum offers lawyers, social scientists, policymakers and healthcare professionals a guide to the fundamental ethical, legal and social issues influencing the delivery of healthcare.

Who is this degree for

This programme is open to candidates with a degree in law, or in medicine. Suitable candidates holding a degree in a discipline other than law or medicine with at least two years of relevant experience or professional qualifications will also be considered.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Bioethics foundations
  • The beginning and end of life
  • The physician-patient relationship
  • The regulation of biomedical research
  • Comparative family law
  • Digitalisation: health, law and policy

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold the degree of Bachelor of Laws with at least second class honours of this University, or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose; or
  • hold the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from this University, or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose; or
  • hold the degree in a discipline other than law or medicine with at least second class honours of this University, or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose; and have at least two years of relevant experience or professional qualifications;
  • satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to higher degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20519 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20519 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    20519 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20519 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Full-time: $161,000 p.a.
  • Part-time: $80,500 p.a.

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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