MASTER OF LAWS (HEALTHCARE AND MEDICAL LAW)

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INTAKES : MARCH, JUNE, SEPTEMBER, NOVEMBER
 
Achieving an LLM can help you develop your career in a number of ways. If you are a practising lawyer or barrister, it can help you develop sought-after, in-depth, specialist knowledge in your current area which will set you apart from others in your field. Alternatively, it could help you change the direction or emphasis of your career if you choose to specialise in aspects of the law which are new to you. Finally, it could help you broaden the scope of your current role; for example, if you are in a generalist management role, it could allow you to take on legally-related aspects.

The following specialise areas are now open to you:
 
Healthcare and Medical Law

This programme will prepare experienced professionals to influence the development of legal and ethical issues in healthcare. Graduates will have a thorough grasp of legal issues arising from the provision of health care services, impact of new technologies on healthcare and regulation of the health professions.
 
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
  • Lawyers in private or in-house practice.
  • Health executives and administrators, doctors, nurses, dentists and other eligible healthcare professionals.
  • Senior staff at pharmaceutical, insurance, regulatory or other healthcare-related fields.
  • Public health and government officials and staff.
  • Fresh graduates who want to equip themselves with in-depth knowledge and expertise in international business and trade law matters to secure competitive jobs in these fields.
To receive the LLM in this area of specialisation, students must complete the following modules.
 
LLM (18 Months) – 40 Credits

Coursework Modules
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Healthcare Regulations & Policies
  • Informed Consent and Confidentiality
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Negligence
Research Methods
  • Research Methods 1 & 2
  • Dissertation (20,000 words)
Assessment
  • Coursework
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation
 
Find out more about your programme by talking to our friendly education counsellors.