Health CPD modules at University of Brighton


Health, Law and Ethics for Informed Practice

This module is for those interested in ethical and legal issues in health and social care .

Module Information 

Module code



The English legal system and its application to healthcare, western and non-western ethical theories, professional liability and negligence, confidentiality, justice, equality and human rights, mental health. Ethical issues: Children and young people, mental health and the beginnings and endings of life 

Entry Requirements  

Applicants at level 7 must possess a bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.and would normally be registered with a Professional and Statutory Regulatory Body e.g. NMC, HCPC. In addition,


3,000-word essay 

Module leader

Sharon de Goeas 

Module Dates 

2022-23 Semester 2 Falmer Campus, Brighton
  • February 27, 28
  • March 1
  • April 17, 18, 19
2023-24 Semester 1 Falmer Campus, Brighton
  • October 5,19,26 (field trip)
  • November 9,23
  • December 7

2023-24 Semester 2 Falmer Campus, Brighton

  • February 14,15,19,20
  • May 14

Fieldtrip to be completed between 23 February and 14 May.


If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact for specific information on the fee for this module

If you are taking this as a single module the module fee is:

2023-24 £1,122

Further Information 

This module can be taken as part of a course including: 

MSc Health / MSc Health and Education / MSc Health and Management

MSc Health Promotion

MSc Advanced Physiotherapy

MSc Advanced Podiatry

MSc Advanced Occupational Therapy  


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