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MA Healthcare Ethics and Law
Explore healthcare ethics and law and how the two disciplines interact.

MA Healthcare Ethics and Law / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
Master of Arts
Duration
12 months full-time, 24 or 27months part-time
Entry requirements

MA applicants must hold a minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject. 

Those applicants who do not satisfy the entry requirements for direct entry onto our MA course may wish to be considered for entry onto the Postgraduate Diploma course.

In exceptional circumstances candidates who do not have first degree, but who can demonstrate professional competence, may be admitted on the Postgraduate Diploma course. Transfer to the MA, if requested, will be considered based on marks obtained in the taught component, and is dependent upon the student reaching Master's level in the taught modules.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Apply online

The deadline for applications is 15 June for International applicants, and 15 August for Home/EU applicants.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MA Y Y N N
PGDip Y Y N N

Course overview

  • You are interested in healthcare ethics and law, and how the two disciplines interact
  • You want a flexible and interdisciplinary course that allows you to pursue your ethical and legal interests
  • You want to apply bioethical and legal theory to 'real world' scenarios
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Open days

The Postgraduate Taught Open Day will take place on 23 November 2016 on campus. For further details please visit our open days and visits page.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MA (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
    International students (per annum): £17,000
  • MA (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,500
    International students (per annum): £8,500
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,000
    International students (per annum): £11,333
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,000 per annum
    International students (per annum): £5,666

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Law
Contact name
Ms Stefanie Cunliffe
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 1270
Email
Website
http://www.law.manchester.ac.uk
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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