Perspectives on Healthcare Law (M3024)

30 credits, Level 6

Autumn and spring teaching

This module introduces you to a number of key contemporary issues and debates within the field of health care law and policy. As well as gaining knowledge of the subject's substantive legal rules, you will acquire an understanding of the main ethical principles underlying these. The module is also designed to create an awareness of the historical development of health care law and policy and of how their contemporary nature is influenced by wider political and economic transformations at the national, EU and global levels.


51%: Lecture
49%: Seminar


100%: Written assessment (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 44 hours of contact time and 256 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.