Medical Law and Ethics, LL.M. | Part time online | De Montfort University | United Kingdom
LL.M. Online

Medical Law and Ethics

27 months
8950 GBP/year
8950 GBP/year
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This Medical Law and Ethics LLM course offered at De Montfort University applies our staff expertise in medical law and ethics to issues that you will encounter in the workplace.


You will be taught by staff with healthcare experience as well as backgrounds in law. Within the Medical Law and Ethics LLM course at De Montfort University, each student has the opportunity to develop his or her own interests with the freedom to choose from a range of module options.

  • Informa Connect
This course is delivered in partnership with Informa Connect – An Informa Business, an organisation dedicated to working with leading academic bodies to provide high-calibre and well respected distance learning postgraduate courses
  • Develop your own personal pathway
This course combines one core module with a diverse range of optional modules
  • Study at your own pace
Enjoy flexible distance learning, with the option to exit at one of several points with a postgraduate award
  • Differentiate yourself in the job market
Gain a competitive edge by increasing your knowledge of medical law
  • Boost your employability

Improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market

Graduate careers

This course equips you to enter legal and other work relating to medical and ethical issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Negligence
  • Patient Safety, Quality & Professional Regulation in Healthcare Law
  • Consent and Incapacitated Patient
  • Coroners Law
  • Expert Evidence
  • Issues Relating to the Creation and Saving of Life
  • Issues Relating to the Termination of Life
  • Medical Research Law

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 27 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an appropriate professional qualification. Some background knowledge of law is useful, but a degree in law is not essential.
  • Download and complete the international application form.
  • A copy of your qualifications.
  • A copy of your English language certificate.
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why you want to study your chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support your application.
  • A copy of your passport.
  • Two references.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8950 GBP per year during 27 months.
  • National

    8950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8950 GBP per year during 27 months.
  • Accelerated course fees: £9,200


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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