Healthcare Ethics & Law

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


Course Name Healthcare Ethics & Law
Course Provider Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Course Code 26280 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) St Stephens Green
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Beginning October 2020
Application Date Applications for the MSc Healthcare Ethics and Law, beginning in October 2020 will open in due course.

Please note
You will need to upload educational transcripts, passport sized photograph and evidence of English language (if applicable) to complete your online application.

Please contact Laura Hayes if you have any queries
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Duration The MSC in Healthcare Ethics and Law is delivered part-time over a two-year period.

In Year 1, five modules are delivered are assessed, in nine teaching blocks from October to June.

In Year 2, three modules are delivered and assessed, in five teaching blocks from October to February.

Lectures, tutorials and case studies across Year 1 and 2 are delivered once a month on a Friday and Saturday from 9am - 5pm each day.
Course Fee Year 1: €4,300*
Year 2: €4,300*

Please note

•Once you have been offered and accepted a place on the programme, a €250 deposit will be requested to secure your place. This can be paid via bank transfer, cheque or postal order.

•Your annual fees can be paid in full at the beginning of the year or in instalments as agreed with the RCSI Student Fees Office.

*Fees are subject to review annually.
Entry Requirements Applicants must hold a 2.2 or higher primary degree in a relevant field or equivalent.

As part of the selection process applicants are required to submit the following supporting documentation:

•Evidence of English language qualification (where applicable)
•Third level educational transcripts
•Passport-sized photograph
Course Content

Expand+The MSc in Healthcare Ethics and Law provides you with an opportunity to gain a deeper and more systematic understanding of ethical and legal issues in relation to healthcare.

It allows you to explore the ethical and legal problems which you may f...

Subjects Taught


Introduction to Healthcare Ethics and Law
This module is a foundation module and introduces you to the philosophical and legal principles that underpin healthcare ethics and law.

Autonomy and Paternalism
This module explores in d...

Assessment Method Your learning on each module is assessed by one of a number of methods, including coursework assignments, research proposal and a research dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Your future

The MSc in Healthcare Ethics and Law will enable you to develop an understanding of the nature of ethics and law in medicine and apply the principles to your practices.

It facilitates skills development in formulating practical and ...

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