Master of Laws in Medical Law in England in United Kingdom

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Medical Law

Law school graduates and lawyers routinely apply an LL.M. to gain expertise in a specialized area of law, such as tax law or international law, or to move from one practice area into another.

LLM in Health deals with legal and ethical issues and provides you with a broader understanding of the law in context. It is a wide area of specialization that help practitioners in developing policies on public health, medical care, litigating anti-trusts matters and medical malpractice prosecution among other legal matters on health fields.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

England is the largest of the four "home nations" that make up the United Kingdom. It is also the most populous of the four with almost 52 million inhabitants (roughly 84% of the total population of the UK).

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LLM Health Law and Ethics

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

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 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. ... [-]