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Healthcare Law (Postgraduate Certificate)

The University of Manchester

Postgraduate Certificate
9 months
Duration
3664 GBP/year
3167 GBP/year
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About

The Healthcare Law (Postgraduate Certificate) course from The University of Manchester gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive knowledge and firm understanding of medico-legal theories without completing a full master's course.

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Overview

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

Aims

  • Receive the highest quality of training in healthcare law.
  • Highlight the application of legal theory to real-world scenarios, catering to the practical needs of healthcare and/or legal professionals.
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge and firm understanding of medico-legal theories.
  • Give you the opportunity to gain the skills needed to apply theory to real-world scenarios in a diverse range of contexts.
The Healthcare Law (Postgraduate Certificate) course is offered at The University of Manchester 

Career opportunities

Successful graduates 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 healthcare professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Medico-Legal Problems
  • Mental Health Law and Policy
  • Medicine, Law and Society
  • Children, Medicine and the Law

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 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 (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

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3664 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3664 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.

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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