You will study a wide variety of ethical and legal subjects, including:
- refusal of treatment;
- 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;
You will study the three core subjects of Philosophical Bioethics, Medico-Legal Problems and International Issues in Healthcare. You will then select two optional course units and complete a dissertation.
Successful graduates of the Healthcare Ethics and Law course from The University of Manchester are able to progress within a wide variety of roles in the 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.
- Philosophical Bioethics
- Medico-Legal Problems
- International Issues in Health Care Law and Ethics
- Research Ethics
- Ethics and Genetics
- Mental Health Law and Policy
- Medicine, Law & Society
- 27 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesLegal Studies Health Sciences View 249 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
- MA applicants must hold a minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject (eg medicine, law, philosophy, nursing, religious studies).
International9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 27 months.
EU/EEA4750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4750 GBP per year and a duration of 27 months.
PGDip (part-time distance learning)
- UK/EU students (per annum): £3,167 per annum
- International students (per annum): £6,334 per annum
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