King's College London

Course Introduction

This course enables students to study in depth the ethical and legal questions raised in the context of medicine including genetics; assisted reproduction; abortion; assisted suicide and euthanasia; advance decisions; autism; psychiatric ethics and mental health law; medical research; organ donations and the allocation of scarce resources.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree 2.1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant discipline, e.g. law; medicine; philosophy; theology; social science; 1 of the life sciences; dentistry; or nursing studies; evidence of achievement of an academic level comparable to a 2nd Class Honours degree standard through past studies, and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate, is also considered; part'time applicants: please note that the Law School stipulates that part'time students applying to a postgraduate Law programme are working for a minimum of 22 hours per week.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)