Postgraduate Courses

Doctoral Programme in Bioethics/Medical Jurisprudence

This is a doctoral programme with an initial intensive taught element of course units. Students will be registered initially as MPhil students, and transferred - if successful - into the PhD stream after the first year (or the second year for part-time students). The programme satisfies a growing demand in contemporary societies for professionals who are fluent both in the practice of their professions and in the ethical and legal debates surrounding them. An interdisciplinary personality is created by combining the knowledge and professional experiencen of candidates with the traditional and current academic wisdom of medical law and bioethics

Institution: The University of Manchester
Department: School of Law
Entry: i) A good (2:1 or above) honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline; (ii) AND EITHER a master?s degree in ethics, law, or a cognate discipline OR a suitable period (normally at least three years) of validated professional experience in a relevant field; (iii) AND (a) a sample of written work [2,000 ? 5,000 words], (b) two academic references, (c) official transcripts and certificates from the student?s previous degree programmes, (d) and, for non-native English speakers, an English Language certification.
Funding: See The University of Manchester's website for funding opportunites.
Starting: January
Address: University of Manchester, School of Law, Manchester, M13 9PL
Telephone: 0161 275 3676
Contact: Postgraduate Research Admissions Secretary
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