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Location: Main Site
Study mode distance learning
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 14 months
Intl fees: £6167
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This course gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive knowledge and firm understanding of medico-legal theories without completing a full master's course. You will follow some components of the taught component of the MA and LLM, but will not be required to write a dissertation. Students who successfully complete the PGCert may be eligible to transfer to the Diploma or MA/LLM if they meet the transfer requirements and pay the additional fee.
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Postgraduate Certificate applicants must hold a minimum Lower Second Class Honours degree. In exceptional circumstances candidates who do not have first degree, but who can demonstrate professional competence, may be admitted.
IELTS: 7.0 (speaking and writing 6.5 and no other element below 6.0)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Manchester.
About this university
Students attend the university from over 150 countries around the world and there are various systems in place to help them adapt to their new life. The Student Immigration Team is a dedicated team in place to help with support and advice regarding immigration and visas and are based at the Student Services Centre. The student support centre is a single contact point for all students to help with matters such as finances, examinations, graduation and other matters. There is also help and advice on hand for matter such as integration into the community, learning English and making the most of the time in the UK. The centre of student life is the Students Union (UMIST), which formed at the same time as the university was created in 2004. It is run by an eight-member team rather than a single president. The athletics Union is responsible for the sports clubs within the university and there are over 80 health and fitness classes in addition to 44 sports clubs. There are around 250 societies and clubs in total across many areas of interest including a student run newspaper, radio station, a fundraising organisation, a volunteer project and across the arts and politics arena.