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MScMed Bioethics and Health Law
The programme aims to train a core group of bioethics and medical law experts who will display skills and proficiency inter alia in the field of policy development, health care management, hospital ethics committees and teaching. In addition, the development of advanced skills and knowledge in Bioethics and Health Law will be combined with research competence. The Masters Degree can be achieved as a research dissertation in 1 year or by course work and research report part-time in 2 years.
Modules will be by block release. Core modules are compulsory to both Masters by dissertation and coursework. The latter will involve, in addition 4 elective modules and a research report. Research reports of a high standard & sufficient scope can be upgraded to a PhD in consultation with the Division Head.
Introduction to Bioethics
Introduction to Health Law
Reproductive Health Ethics and Law
Genetics Ethics and the Law
HIV/AIDS Ethics and the Law
Health & Human Rights
Health Policy Analysis
Research Dissertation and Research Report.
The research dissertation should comprise between 40 000 and 60 000 words and the research report in the region of 10 - 20, 000 words. Research should add to the corpus of existing bioethical and legal knowledge. Socially relevant research is encouraged. Students may take modules for Certificates of Competence if they do not wish to write the research report.
Enquiries Ms A. Kleinsmidt at email@example.com Applicants should send their CVs and a short letter of motivation by 31 August 2006.