Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme offers a comprehensive examination of the role of law within the contemporary healthcare environment. It provides a sound knowledge and understanding of the institutions and organisations associated with medical law and the interrelationships between them.

Course Modules

Modules include: Advanced medical negligence; intellectual property aspects of medicine; medical jurisprudence; mental health law; new medical technologies and the law; medical law and the family; european healthcare law; EU healthcare law: rights, policies and instruments; competition and regulation in EU healthcare markets.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants require a degree in Law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify. Non'law graduates: Non'law graduates with a minimum 2nd Class Honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non'law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least 5 years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £18,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £12,600  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM