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PGDip Healthcare Ethics and Law

University of Manchester

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Who this course is for

Whether you are a healthcare professional, work in law and regulation or are a graduate with an interest in healthcare ethics and law, our range of courses will enable you to develop your understanding of these fields and support your professional development. The masters' courses are also a stepping stone for those considering studying for a PhD.

What you will learn

Studying one of our courses will help you to develop your understanding of ethical and legal issues in a range of real-world scenarios, and a diverse range of contexts. Whether it's allocating healthcare resources, protecting patients' rights, handling patients' consent, matters relating to prolonging life, or issues around reproductive choices, our courses will help you develop your understanding and enhance your decision-making.

Throughout your studies we offer you the opportunity to discuss these topics with your fellow professionals as well as the course tutors, in order to further your analysis of the issues involved.

Where and when you will study

Study one of our courses from anywhere in the world and at a time that suits you. The online nature of our courses means you can combine a world-class Manchester education with work and other personal commitments.

From the moment you register your interest, and throughout your studies you'll receive the support you’ll need to excel and complete your studies, building a network of peers along the way.

How it will benefit your career

  • Receive the highest quality of teaching in healthcare ethics and healthcare law with an interdisciplinary approach.
  • Gain the skills and knowledge needed to apply ethical and legal approaches to real-world scenarios.
  • Develop your skills in understanding and presenting clear, robust and defendable arguments in response to complex, ethical and legal questions.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,667overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 103 4

    31st out of 35 5

    20th out of 52 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    173 79%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    95th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    182 75%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    35th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    162 76%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    43rd

    26

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