MSc Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety
Healthcare systems all share one current goal: to deliver safe, high quality care within budget against a backdrop of skill shortages and increasing patient demand. ...Read more
This course addresses the growing interest in the interface of medicine, law and ethics. With the increasing pressure on resource allocation within the National Health Service and current...Read more
This course is delivered through distance learning, making it suitable for those working in clinical or leadership healthcare roles in the UK or internationally. You study part-time...Read more
This established MA course equips you with the skills to assess the ethical, legal, social and spiritual aspects of advances in medicine and related technologies.
Why study Bioethics and Medical Law?
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...Read more
Explore the application of ethics in the biomedical and healthcare sectors, and develop the knowledge and skills needed to address the complex ethical issues facing professionals in this field. ...Read more
The majority of students interested in medical law and related issues use our postgraduate taught programmes in Law, Medicine and Healthcare as an opportunity to gain advanced specialist knowledge in...Read more
The PGCert in Healthcare Ethics course allows you to gain knowledge and understanding of ethical theories without the need to complete a full masters course.
You will follow some...Read more
The centre has extensive international experience of research in applied bioethics, biotechnology assessment and the sociology of science and technology. Our research is funded by the Wellcome Trust,...Read more
As a healthcare professional taking the Postgraduate Certificate in Patient Safety, you will gain a deeper understanding of quality improvement and systems changes to create better patient outcomes. ...Read more
This course allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of law by specialising in one or more different areas. This pathway examines the role of law within contemporary health care,...Read more
The Postgraduate Diploma course expands on knowledge and skills instilled in the Postgraduate Certificate by further introducing topics such as the innovation lifecycle and managing innovation, decision-making,...Read more
In recent years, the law relating to medicine and healthcare has become increasingly complex and patients are becoming more aware of their legal rights. This has significant consequences for medical practices...Read more
Medical law is a new and expanding field. From medical negligence, to health care competition, to laws around abortion and assisted dying, this programme offers a comprehensive examination of the role...Read more
This programe consists of four 30-credit taught modules and a 60-credit dissertation.
How the course is taught?
Teaching for the four taught modules is delivered in short intense blocks, enabling those...Read more
Patient Safety & Clinical Human Factors (Online Learning) PgDip
This programme in Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors aims to support any graduate health care professionals (ranging from nurses to surgeons and anaesthetists) in using evidence-based tools and...Read more
The LLM Medical Law and Ethics is an innovative, flexible programme designed for law graduates who would like to gain essential in-depth knowledge of Medical Law. Whether you want to progress within a...Read more
The programme brings together experts from many disciplines within BSMS to deliver a vibrant programme offering a contemporary and critical approach to bioethics.
The course will address...Read more