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LLM Medical Law and Ethics (distance learning)

LLM Medical Law and Ethics (distance learning)

Key information
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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Health Legal Issues Law

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Reasons to study Medical Law and Ethics at DMU:

The course 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 LLM programme, each student has the opportunity to develop his or her own interests with the freedom to choose from a range of module options.

  • KNect365 Learning This course is delivered in partnership with KNect365 Learning – 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.

Teaching and assessment

The LLM is studied by distance learning and is fully assessed by coursework and a dissertation. The distance learning mode involves optional attendance at Leicester De Montfort Law School, for a maximum of ten Saturday study days during the period of study. The course is structured in a way that allows you to exit at one of several points, if desired, each with a postgraduate award.

Graduate careers

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

Different course options

Distance without attendance | Leicester Campus | 27 months | SEP-20

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

27 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module will introduce you to the structure of the NHS, professional self-regulation and access to healthcare. You will also look at the legal concepts of criminal and civil liabilities underpinned by ethical theories and principles.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry 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.