MA Healthcare Ethics and Law (Distance Learning) / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
Master of Arts (MA)
Duration
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 (eg medicine, law, philosophy, nursing, religious studies).

If you hold a relevant degree but do not reach the entry qualification for the MA, you may apply for the Postgraduate Diploma ( see entry requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma ).

If you initially enrolled on the Postgraduate Diploma, you will be considered for transfer to the MA course. A decision as to whether transfer can take place will be made once marks for all taught components are available. Transfer is dependent upon you reaching master's level in the taught course units.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Course options

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

Course overview

  • Pursue a flexible and interdisciplinary course which covers both healthcare ethics and law.
  • Develop your interest in healthcare ethics and law - both from a UK and a global perspective.
  • Flexible, online programme with no requirement to attend classes on campus.
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Hear how the interdisciplinary nature of Manchester's teaching can help you develop new professional and academic perspectives

Open days

The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about our facilities and courses .

For more information, see Open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MA (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750 per annum
    International students (per annum): £9,500 per annum
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,167 per annum
    International students (per annum): £6,334 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.

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).

Scholarships/sponsorships

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Postgraduate Taught Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 4471
Email
Website
https://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/law/
School/Faculty

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