Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3175: Medical Ethics and Law Foundations
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module will run during term 1 (12 weeks)
Dr Rachel Fenton (Lecturer)
|Available via distance learning|
This module will introduce you to some of the key ethical and legal concepts that apply in medical law. It considers the ethical principles that underpin the law, including the concepts of autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice, and how those principles are applied in important areas such as confidentiality and informed consent. The in-depth application of ethical principles is covered in Medical Ethics and Law.