Medical Law and Ethics

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About the course

From Leicester De Montfort University:
Masters of Law (LLM) in

Medical Law and Ethics by distance learning

Course starts 15 September 2017
See the 2017 prospectus here

Make 2017 the year you become the high-calibre candidate that employers are looking for - with an LLM in Medical Law and Ethics from Leicester De Montfort University!

Improve your skills and career prospects

The course will give you a thorough grounding in Medical Law and Ethics with key focus on:

Core Module: Introduction to Medical Law and Ethics

  • Structure of the NHS, professional self-regulation, access to health care, public law
  • Legal and quasi-law sources, European law, Human Rights Act 1998
  • Ethical theories and principles
  • Legal concepts of criminal and civil liability

Optional Modules

  • Consent and the Situation of Incapacitated Patients 
  • Medical Negligence
  • Patient Safety, Quality and Professional Regulation in Healthcare Law
  • Coroners Law
  • Philosophy of Health Care
  • Medical Research
  • Dental Law, Practice and Ethics
  • Public Procurement Law and Practice
  • Negotiated Study
  • Issues Relating to the Creation and Saving of Life
  • Mental Health
  • Issues Relating to the Termination of Life
  • Expert Evidence

See the prospectus for further details to

Who should study this programme?

The course is key for actual/intending lawyers in:

  • Clinical negligence litigation
  • Mental health
  • Human rights
  • Resource allocation
  • Treatment decisions relating to patients lacking decision-making capacity

And also:

  • All healthcare professionals responsible for patient care
  • Clinicians in medical research
  • NHS Trust staff concerned with clinical governance/risk management/resourcing decision
  • Those interested in or engaged with emerging technologies or bioethics

What are you waiting for?

To find out more or apply you can contact us by using one of the following methods:

T: +44 (0)20 7017 4021

Please remember to quote VIP Code: FKW12437BMJCF

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