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About the course

This course addresses the growing interest in the interface of medicine, law and ethics.  With the increasing pressure on resource allocation within the National Health Service and current debates on an individual’s capacity to consent or refuse medical treatment, there is growing need for qualified legal professionals with an understanding of health law.

About the LLM Health Law and Ethics

This course examines general principles such as consent to treatment and medical ethics, together with more specialist areas of Health Law including the law relating to:

  • organ transplants
  • reproduction and the law
  • mental health law
  • medicines and pharmacy law
  • employment and health.

You will gain an insight into the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on healthcare and the law, as well as exploring the

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Entry Requirements

A good law degree, 2.2 or above.

Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study.

Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

We specify these minimum entry requirements, but we will assess you individually on your ability to benefit from the course. We sometimes offer places on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications, and industrial or professional experience.


 Course Content


Where is Nottingham Trent University

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Student Profile(s)

Marika Marisse Matusko
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I was encouraged to apply for an LLM by one of the NTU Professors in Law who I met on the NTU International Summer School in Strasbourg which was a great experience. I'm really enjoying the course because I'm specializing in an area of law which is of great interest to me. It's a course that is not just for law graduates, but for people from other backgrounds. For example, some of my classmates are lawyers but many come from other professional occupations such as doctors and clinicians.

I am really happy with the lecturers and the way they conduct the seminars as they become more of a discussion than a lesson. Before we go the seminar we do some preparation reading and then we discuss is with our classmates. This really allows us to think more about different views and opinions. I study part-time because I am also working full time. The main difference between doing the LLM part time and full time is there is more time to do your dissertation.

The best thing about Nottingham is the fact that it is affordable. There are nice places to see and we have a great student life. I go to the 'Viva La Fiesta' parties which are held by international students in Nottingham and there is a really good atmosphere. You meet people from all over the world.

Scholarships

We award these competitive scholarships to students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Value of Scholarship(s)

up to 50% of tuition fee

Eligibility

These scholarships are available to students who have been made an offer of a place to study on an eligible postgraduate Masters course starting in September or January. Distance-learning, GDL, LLM LPC and LLM BPTC are not eligible for this scholarship.

Application Procedure

Complete the application form on our website to apply. This scholarship scheme is competitive and we will award scholarships to applicants who most closely meet or exceed the criteria for the award.

Further Information

www.ntu.ac.uk/nlsfees

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