Philosophy of Health Care

Module code: LLMP 5289

Module description

This module focuses upon moral philosophical theories, frameworks and ethical principles in so far as they may be applicable to the sphere of health care delivery. It critically contrasts varying perspectives and attempts to find forms of methodological application and analysis which may be used to address practical and theoretical problems in this sphere. The module content is structured in a manner that promotes debate and reflection. The module is supported by a virtual learning environment presence that is designed to enhance learning and provide a platform for students to interact with each other.

Contact hours per student per year

Tutorials: 2 hours (optional)


  • Essay: 100%

Additional costs: Students may choose purchase one or more textbooks relevant to the module. Students may choose to attend the optional Study days and incur travel/accommodation costs