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PhD in Law - Health and Wellbeing

University of York

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    Variable - to suit the learner

Course summary

We bring together scholars with a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds beyond traditional medical law.

Our researchers have backgrounds in philosophy, criminology, gerontology and institutional and organisational theory so that we can study not only the substance of research but also ways of setting the research agenda.

We place focus on the following areas:

  • Bioethics
  • Health care law and ethics
  • Mental health
  • Resilience

Project spotlights

  • Older LGBT+ people and COVID-19
  • The criminal law's person
  • Mental health and justice
  • Older LGBT health inequalities in the UK
  • Toleration of risk in the community: ‘relational’ risk management in work with personality disordered offenders

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,750per year

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 York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 104 1

    4th out of 79 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    169 76%

    16th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    25th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    67th

    40
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    135 78%

    20th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    9th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    45th

    34

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