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LLM - Legal Aspects of Medical Practice

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Cardiff University School of Law and Politics

Tel: (0)29 2087 6705

Email: law@cardiff.ac.uk

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Cardiff University School of Law and Politics
Law Building, Museum Ave
Cardiff
CF10 3AX


In recent years the law relating to medicine and health care has become increasingly complex and patients are becoming more aware of their legal rights. This has significant consequences for medical practices and
questions of legal liability and compensation. Changes in the structure of the NHS are also giving rise to a number of important legal problems.

The LLM (Legal Aspects of Medical Practice) aims to provide a sound knowledge of the legal rules applicable to, and the issues surrounding, the practice and administration of health care, as further changes make a deeper understanding of the field ever more significant.

Key features:

·         well established: first course of its kind, founded in 1987

·         covers the widest spectrum of healthcare law topics available in the UK

·         designed to suit the needs of busy professionals from the UK and
overseas, recent graduates and healthcare professionals living locally

·         experienced tutors with established reputations and excellent
publications in the field

·         work experience placements arranged if required

·         distance learning materials provided and regularly updated

·         provides excellent career opportunities for solicitors, coroners, police, surgeons, general practitioners, consultants, dentists, NHS managers,
pharmacists, nurses, doctors and dentists

·         high success rate for students on account of regular contact with staff

·         excellent mix of professionals from healthcare and legal backgrounds

·         CPD accreditation available

Compulsory modules

·         Introduction to Medical Law and the Law of Healthcare Management

·         Clinical Negligence

·         Consent to Treatment

·         Key Legal Aspects of Psychiatry and Reproductive Medicine & the Family

Information on fees and funding for this course is to be confirmed.

Visit the website for more information about international students at Cardiff.

Visit the website for more information about employability at Cardiff.

ESSENTIALS

UCAS Code 0-

Entry Requirements

  • Honours degree in Law (2:2 or equivalent)
  • other appropriate qualifications will be considered

Start Date 30/09/2015

Duration 1 year (Full-time) / 2 years (Part-time)

Full-Time/Part-Time Both

Distance Learning No

Employability

LLM - Legal Aspects of Medical Practice

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OVERVIEW

At Cardiff, we are committed to providing an outstanding teaching and learning experience that is underpinned by our excellent research activity.

We attract students from all over the world and offer a friendly, supportive and culturally diverse environment in which to study. 

We offer a range of undergraduate law courses, all of which enable you to complete the foundation modules that constitute the academic stage of training necessary to become a solicitor or barrister.  We also offer postgraduate LLM courses that enable you to specialise in particular areas of law, and research degrees for those who want to study an aspect of law at a more in-depth level.

Our Centre for Professional Legal Studies provides the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) and the Legal Practice Course (LPC) for students who wish to qualify as barristers or solicitors. These courses have consistently received the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board’s highest ratings. We also offering a one year, full time and two year part-time GDL.

We recognise that employability is crucial to all our students. The extra-curricular activities we offer such as our award winning Pro Bono Scheme, mooting competitions and client interviewing competitions, build on the knowledge you gain in the classroom and help you to develop many of the skills required for a career in law and a wide range of professions. We have a dedicated Law Careers Adviser, and we run a comprehensive programme of workshops and presentations designed to help you take that first step in your career.

We have a vibrant research culture and are recognised as a leading legal research institute. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework nearly all our research activity was classed as world leading or internationally excellent.

We also offer the latest e-learning facilities and a library equipped with over 100,000 volumes and 270 serial publications, ensuring that you have a first-class environment in which to study.

Law is a challenging and rewarding subject which equips you to pursue a range of careers and our courses are designed to enable you to fulfil your academic and vocational potential. We hope that you choose to come and study with us in Cardiff.

FEES & FUNDING

Information on fees and funding for this course is to be confirmed.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Yes
EMPLOYABILITY

ESSENTIALS

UCAS Code -

Entry Requirements - Honours degree in Law (2:2 or equivalent)
- other appropriate qualifications will be considered

Start Date 30/09/2015

Duration 1 year (Full-time) / 2 years (Part-time)

Full-Time/Part-Time Both

Distance Learning No

Employability

Email: law@cardiff.ac.uk

Visit Website

Cardiff University School of Law and Politics
Law Building, Museum Ave
Cardiff
CF10 3AX

Contact

Cardiff University School of Law and Politics

Tel: (0)29 2087 6705

Email: law@cardiff.ac.uk

www.law.cf.ac.uk

Cardiff University School of Law and Politics
Law Building, Museum Ave
Cardiff
CF10 3AX

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