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Medical Ethics and Law PhD

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Study mode

Full time


36 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Medical Ethics Law

Course type


Course Summary


The PhD in Medical Ethics and Law provides research training in core concepts and theories in the moral and political philosophy of current issues in biomedicine and health. The programme offers training in areas of the law that address these issues within national and international frameworks. We welcome applications concerning issues in reproductive ethics, environmental ethics, research ethics, clinical ethics and the donation of human body parts.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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Entry requirements

Students need to have 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant subject. We may also consider non-standard applicants.