Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law

The curriculum of the Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law (LLM(MEL)) programme is designed as an integrated interdisciplinary one that addresses concerns of growing importance in the health professions, law and business. The programme aims at providing students with an appreciation of various aspects of the fields of health ethics and law, such as medical negligence and bioethics. The curriculum offers lawyers, social scientists, policymakers and healthcare professionals a guide to the fundamental ethical, legal and social issues influencing the delivery of healthcare.

Please note that the University of Hong Kong will not admit students into the Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law (LLM(MEL)) programme in the 2023-24 Academic Year. 

Subject to the University's approval, a "Medical Ethics and Law" specialism will be introduced in the Master of Laws (LLM) programmeanother programme of the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong, in the 2023-24 Academic Year. 

If you are interested in the "Medical Ethics and Law" specialism, you may consider applying for the Master of Laws (LLM) programme and indicate in the application documents that you are interested in the "Medical Ethics and Law"  specialism to be created subject to the University's approval.

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