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23000 GBP/year
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About

The LLM in Medical Law and Ethics (Online Learning) is an internationally focused, interdisciplinary programme at The University of Edinburgh that combines flexible learning with the most up-to-date teaching on all of the important issues affecting medicine, law and ethics today.

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Overview

Medical law is a fascinating field of study as advances in medical research and new technologies shift the boundaries of medicine. New health issues are emerging and patient rights are increasingly taking centre stage. New and complex medico-legal dilemmas arise in clinical practice, in the realities of human health, and in the relationships between patients and healthcare professionals.

The LLM in Medical Law and Ethics (Online Learning)  at The University of Edinburgh  enables you to explore the international and interdisciplinary dimensions of medical law and ethics. You will have opportunities to examine healthcare policy and the regulation of medicine in different parts of the world. You will also evaluate responses to technology and debate possible futures for medical law.

Applications are welcomed from legal professionals and healthcare professionals, including doctors and nurses, and from all those with an interest in this area.

Career opportunities

Graduates of our online distance learning programmes progress to a range of careers in Law and related legal fields, including work in local and international firms, government legal departments, other public institutions, international organisations and in academia.

The programmes are also an ideal platform for advanced research.

Programme Structure

  • To be awarded LLM Medical Law and Ethics you must successfully complete six courses, five of which must be compulsory courses, and a 10,000- word dissertation during your chosen duration of study.
  • During your studies you will also have the opportunity to study up to two courses from different subject areas such as information technology law, intellectual property law, or international commercial law.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in law, politics, medicine, medical humanities or life sciences.
  • Your other qualifications and professional experience will also be considered as part of your application.
Supporting Your Application
  • Relevant work experience is not required but may increase your chances of acceptance.
  • Relevant professional qualifications will be considered.
  • Preference will be given to those with grades above the minimum requirements due to strong competition for places on this programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Tuition:

  • 2 years (part-time): £11,500
  • 20 months (part-time): £11,500
  • 3 years (part-time): £7,670

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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