Law, Medicine and Healthcare LLM

University of Liverpool    Department of Law

Full time & Part time September LLM 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

Develop advanced specialist knowledge of law, medicine and healthcare in one of the original law departments in the UK. You'll learn medico-legal ethics, concepts such as autonomy and capacity, and best interests and theories around the regulation of medicine and the healthcare profession.


Our LLM in Law, Medicine and Healthcare will provide you with in-depth knowledge and understanding of how the law applies to medical practice. You will joining a diverse cohort includes students with a range of backgrounds, including medicine and law, and taught by leading experts in the field of medical law from our Health Law and Regulation Unit.

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Entry Requirements

For entry to our master’s programmes we require a minimum of a 2:1 class honours degree from a UK university in Law (BA or LLB), or in a relevant degree subject, including: Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy, International Relations, Banking, Management Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics.

Applicants are considered on the basis of academic ability and potential and other relevant considerations are also taken into account. Applicants who have marginally missed the benchmark indicated above, will be considered on a discretionary basis.


UK fees (applies to Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland)
Full-time place, per year - £10,400
Part-time place, per year - £5,200

International fees
Full-time place, per year - £21,550
Part-time place, per year - £10,775

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