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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 link between ill health and poverty and the implications of this.
Why choose LLM Health Law and Ethics?
– Gain an in-depth understanding of Health Law and Ethics in a European context.
– Learn from expert teaching staff including Dr Austen Garwood-Gowers, the author of leading works in organ transplantation and medical use of the human body more generally.
– Option to complement your study of Health Law and Ethics with up two modules from other LLM subject areas.
– Full-time and part-time study routes.
– Attend an International Summer School and explore Law in a European context.
– Scholarships available.
– Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Email us for details.
– 99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17).
What you’ll study
LLM Health Law and Ethics will involve you in the study of key issues relating to legal principles applied in the context of health and medicine. You will be supported in gaining high-level understanding of the organisational, regulatory and legal structures underpinning medical and health practice. Based on these fundamentals you will have the opportunity to develop critical insights into a range of specialist areas in the field. In particular as the law relates to medical innovation, consent, mental health, beginning and ending of life issues and the use of human tissue.
The course incorporates a strong emphasis on ethics based critiques of legal approaches to health and medicine. Similarly you will be supported in developing a sophisticated international perspective on the issues in particular through the lens of human rights approaches.
Your future career
Career development is an integral part of the programme and our careers team run a series of workshops where you can identify methods and strategies to enable you to pursue your career goals.
Due to the School’s excellent reputation within the legal profession, our graduates are highly sought-after and recognised for the depth and relevance of their knowledge. 99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17).
Continuing professional development (CPD)
Practitioners can study individual modules from the LLM programme for CPD awards.
Nottingham Law School offers a suite of practice-based practitioner programmes specifically designed to meet the personal development needs of legal practitioners. We offer courses that qualify for CPD with the Solicitors Regulation Authority, in-house training and bespoke programmes. These courses are highly flexible and can be delivered throughout the year both nationally and internationally.