Master Program (MSc) in Healthcare Ethics and Law at the University of Bristol, UK

Research Scholarship in Art and Humanities , in Medicine , in Social Science
  • United Kingdom, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : April 1, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSNot Required
  • Opportunity Type : Partially FundedSelf Funded
  • Duration 2 4 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description


The Department of Population Health, University of Bristol offers a master program (MSc in Healthcare Ethics and Law) to both highly deserving UK and international students to study in Britain for 2021-22 A.Y. The program is an MSc by Research and students with a passion for ethics in medicine can apply and undertake this course and complete a research project in bioethics. If you are an eligible student looking to study in the UK, this is a great opportunity to take.


Application deadline: applications are accepted throughout the year (no specific deadline)

Country: United Kingdom

Program: Master of Science (MSc) in Healthcare Ethics and Law

Duration: one year full-time, two years part-time

Starting date: September 2021


The course is mostly self-funded but there will be some awards, funding, and alumni scholarships available for students to which they can apply. Through these, students can get a reduction in their fees or funding to cover some of their costs to study in the UK.

Program structure

This program is designed to be a research project with several research components and training provided during the whole period of the program.

Given the qualifications already earned and the nature of the project to be carried out, students may receive additional training on:

  • Research methods in bioethics
  • Health care ethics theory
  • Health care law

The school will also provide additional training through research seminars and supervisor meetings.


Applicants from a wide range of backgrounds can apply. To be eligible for this program, prospective applicants should:

  • Hold an upper second-class Honours (or international equivalent) degree in a relevant subject such as philosophy/ethics, law, social science, theology, health care or a lower second-class honor degree or international equivalent with a master’s degree in a subject related to the proposed research topic.
  • Have identified two potential supervisors who agree to supervise and support their research project.
  • Meet proficiency in English if English is not their first language to undertake the program.
  • Those who have studied their previous level in English or are from English-speaking countries are exempt from providing proficiency proofs.

Read more here about the language requirements.


As the university receives a large number of applications for a limited acceptance capacity, the process is highly completive and applicants are shortlisted on the basis of their academic qualifications, research proposal, and personal statement.

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How to apply?

Applicants can apply online for this program by filling the online application form and submitting it along with all required documents.

Apply Online

Click here for information about the required documents and selection process.

Applicants wishing to apply for a self-funded MSc (Res), should kindly send a draft proposal to [email protected].

The proposal should include:

  • A brief personal statement detailing on pertinent qualifications or experience of bioethics (including any relevant law),
  • Proposed research question,
  • Methodologies and a timeline for the project, and
  • plans for securing funding (if required)

The draft proposal will be reviewed to decide if a full application can be supported.

For more information about the program to help you prepare a strong application, please go to the Official Link.

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