LLM - Health, Law and Society

At a critical time in history, our LLM in Health, Law, and Society presents an exciting opportunity for you to develop a deep understanding of the relationships between law, governance, and health across society and governmental sectors – and graduate with the knowledge and skills to approach some of the greatest challenges for law and policy as mechanisms to address health and wellbeing.

The LLM in Health, Law, and Society has been well received as a distinctive course that goes far beyond traditional courses on healthcare law. It offers an in-depth, intensive study of wide-ranging issues from health inequalities and regulation of the body to reproductive justice and mental health and wellbeing. It also explores the diverse roles social and political institutions and emerging technologies, such as healthtech, can play.

Choosing this LLM means you will be challenged and inspired by world-leading academics dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking in health law and governance – with those teaching the course belonging to the Law School’s Centre for Health, Law, and Society. The intellectually demanding, research-rich curriculum they deliver makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills and empowered to pursue top-flight careers in a variety of fields.

This course has particular appeal for those looking to work in areas such healthcare regulation, with NGOs and other agencies, or in legal/policy research. Find out how you can do more with law  at the University of Bristol Law School.

International Students

Entry requirements to this course is an upper second-class honours degree in Law or a degree with an adequate law component. International students with equivalent qualifications should supply a transcript of their examination results (an official English translation if the original is in a language other than English). See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Employability

95% of graduates in work or further study

Fees

UK/EU Full-time: £10,900

Overseas: Full-time: £20,900

UK/EU: Part-time (two years): £5,450

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Locations

  • Bristol

Study options

  • Part-time
  • Full-time