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Healthcare Ethics

The University of Manchester

Postgraduate Certificate
9 months
Duration
6334 GBP/year
3167 GBP/year
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About

The Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Ethics course from The University of Manchester allows you to gain knowledge and understanding of ethical and medico-legal theories without the need to complete a full master's course.

Overview

You will follow some elements of the taught component of the MA and LLM, but will not be required to write a dissertation. If you successfully complete the PGCert, you may be eligible to transfer to the Diploma, MA or LLM if you meet the transfer requirements and pay the additional fee.

Aims

  • Equip you with the highest quality of training in healthcare ethics.
  • Highlight the application of moral theory to real-world scenarios, catering to the practical needs of healthcare and/or legal professionals.
  • Improve your comprehensive knowledge and firm understanding of ethical theories.
  • Provide you with the opportunity to gain the skills needed to apply theory to real world scenarios in a diverse range of contexts.

Career opportunities

Successful graduates from the Healthcare Ethics 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics & Genetics and Genomics
  • Philosophical Bioethics
  • Research Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, 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.
Lower 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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Postgraduate Certificate applicants must hold a minimum of a Second Class Lower (2.2) Honours degree. In exceptional circumstances candidates who do not have first degree, but who can demonstrate professional competence, may be admitted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6334 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6334 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3167 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3167 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.

PGCert (part-time distance learning)

  • UK/EU students (per annum): £3,167 per annum
  • International students (per annum): £6,334 per annum

Funding

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