MA Healthcare Ethics and Law (Distance Learning) / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- Master of Arts
- 24 or 27 months part-time (September start)
- Entry requirements
MA applicants must hold a minimum Upper Second Class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject (e.g. medicine, law, philosophy, nursing, religious studies). In exceptional circumstances candidates who do not have first degree, but who can demonstrate professional competence, may be admitted on the Postgraduate Diploma course.
Candidates without a first degree may register initially for the Postgraduate Diploma and will be considered for transfer to the MA. A decision as to whether transfer can take place will be made once marks for all taught components are available. Transfer is dependent upon the student reaching Master's level in the taught modules.
- Number of places/applicants
- Due to the high volume of interest in the programme, you are encouraged to make your application as soon as possible.
- How to apply
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You will study a wide variety of ethical and legal subjects including autonomy, consent, refusal of treatment, confidentiality, the moral status of the foetus, resource allocation, genetic testing, HIV testing, medical malpractice, clinical negligence, organ and tissue transplantation, fertility treatment, genetic manipulation, research ethics, stem cell research and euthanasia.
The School of Law will be represented at the annual Law Fair at Manchester Central on 15 November 2016 from 12.30 to 4pm, if you wish to speak to us in person on an informal basis.
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.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:
MA (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,500 per annum
International students (per annum): £8,500 per annum
PGDip (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,000 per annum
International students (per annum): £5,666 per annum
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.
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