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PGDip Healthcare Ethics and Law Postgraduate Diploma
Examine how philosophical and medico-legal issues can be resolved in a healthcare setting.

PGDip Healthcare Ethics and Law Postgraduate Diploma / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Postgraduate Diploma
Duration
9 Months full-time or 18 months part-time
Entry requirements

You must hold a minimum Lower Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in law or in a relevant subject. In exceptional circumstances candidates who do not have first degree, but who can demonstrate professional competence, may be admitted on the Postgraduate Diploma course.

There will be an opportunity to upgrade to the MA/LLM in Healthcare Ethics and Law. 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.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Apply online

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

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Course overview

  • You are interested in healthcare ethics and law, and how the two disciplines interact
  • You want to learn how philosophical and medico-legal issues can be resolved in a healthcare setting
  • You want the flexibility to pursue your ethical and legal interests without the need to complete a full master's degree
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Open days

Visit us at the Law Fair 2017 - Manchester Central, Tuesday 14 November 2017 12:30 - 16:00

The Postgraduate Taught Open Day will take place on 22 November 2017 on campus. For further details please visit our open days and visits page.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,334
    International students (per annum): £12,000
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,167 per annum
    International students (per annum): £6,000

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 Emma Williams
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 1270
Email
Website
http://www.law.manchester.ac.uk
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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