Graduates of the Master of Laws Medical Law and Ethics (LLM) will possess career-ready skills in:
Medical negligence cases
The law behind refusal of treatment and requests for treatment
The future of medical liability
Researching and reflecting on current developments within the law
Applying legal analysis and resolution to real-world client scenarios.
The course can be studied over a period of 12 months (full-time) or 18 months (part time). Each study module carries 30 credits, and the dissertation carries 60 credits. As an online student you will have access to the following resources:
- Online portal for articles and primary source information: Business Source Complete, Keynote, Financial Times Newspaper Online and Emerald Database
- Law Resource Pack with statutory extracts, institutional rules, guidelines and court rules you will consult for each module
- Learning outcome mind maps, tuition videos, and key articles with discussion questions
- Unit introductions, i-Tutorials, reading lists, video demonstrations
- Consolidation of each unit which includes core content review and summaries
- UK bachelor’s degree in any subject at 2.2 or above, or its equivalent.
- Overseas students, in addition to the above, are required to have English language equivalent of IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
The Master of Laws Medical Law and Ethics comprises one award-linked compulsory module and 3 elective modules. In addition to a general induction to the programme, there is also a two-week induction covering the foundations of the English Legal System.
All students are required to submit a 15,000 word dissertation on conflict resolution law after completing their programme modules. Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus.
Based on the class of January 2017
This course will assist students in gaining employment within the field of medical law. It will also assist those students who already work within this sector in taking on a more senior role.
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