MA Healthcare Ethics and Law / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Arts (MA)
- 1 year (full-time); 2 years (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.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- Deep dive into healthcare ethics and law, and how the two disciplines interact.
- Participate in a flexible and interdisciplinary course that allows you to pursue your ethical and legal interests.
- Apply bioethical and legal theory to 'real world' scenarios.
The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to find out more about our facilities and courses.
See open days for more information.
Fees for entry in have not been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2020 were as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £19,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750
International students (per annum): £9,500
UK/EU students (per annum): £6,334
International students (per annum): £12,667
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,167 per annum
International students (per annum): £6,334
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.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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- School of Social Sciences - India Scholarship for Masters Study - September 2020
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