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Nottingham Trent University: Health Law and Ethics

Institution Nottingham Trent University View institution profile
Department Nottingham Law School
Web https://www.ntu.ac.uk/
Telephone +44(0)115 848 4200
Study type Taught

Summary

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.

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.

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