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Medical Law and Ethics

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - winner of the 'Postgraduate' category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017. This programme provides an opportunity to examine the structure and operation of the legal system in England and Wales, to look critically at the real life impact of law on practice within the medical care system and to do this in the context of an understanding of the ethical problems that arise in health care.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold either a relevant degree (usually of grade 2.2 or above) or have a period of professional experience in a relevant field. Please note this course is not currently available to international students.

Assessment methods

Each module studied in part one will be assessed by an assignment which has a pass mark of 50%.


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

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