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Advanced Certificate in Medical Law and Bioethics

Tags: Online Medical Law Training in Singapore | Medical Law Course | Bioethics Training in Singapore


Healthcare is among a given few professions, which have a code of decorum for the professionals working in it. It previous years, the relationship between doctors and patients was completely different from now. The much advancement in both science and technology, have made it vital to maintain a proper balance between medicine and ethics.


Medical law and Bio ethics are law branches, which treat the rights and responsibilities of both practitioners and patients. It offers great help in addressing various critical areas, including health disparities, clinical negligence, the uninsured, child and adolescent health, stem cell research, euthanasia, breach of confidentiality and other. This is a field, which is constantly changing. There is a notable change in the overall attitude of people towards the healthcare system.


There is an Advanced Certificate in Medical Law and Bio Ethics course to be found in the James Lind Institute, and it offers aspiring students the opportunity to develop their legal knowledge of law and ethics of medicine. The course is created so that it advances both the skills and knowledge of professionals, so that they can easily enter the industry. This program is mainly targeted towards the Indian Medical Laws and is suitable for participants from India. The course covers both the traditional and specialized laws of medical law and bio ethics, which aims to help professionals find new opportunities in the field.


Program Duration


Self Paced 4 - 6 months (Maximum duration 18 months)

All participants registered in the Medical Law & Bioethics Training Program: Advanced Certificate in Medical Law & Bioethics are expected to spend at least 15 hours every week in the Online Virtual Campus.


Program Assessment


Participants are assessed via an ongoing evaluation approach by the faculty. There is no single final completion exam. Participants are assessed based on the following:

Completion of online Multiple Choice Question tests for every lesson studied and ongoing submission of project work for each module.


Program Eligibility

The minimum eligibility criteria for Advanced Certificate in Medical Law & Bioethics would include either of the following:

  • Any degree in Bioscience/Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology etc

  • Any degree in Medicine such as MBBS, BDS, BPT, BAMS, BHMS,, BUMS etc

  • Any degree in Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Any degree in Chemistry / Biostatistics / Bioinformatics

  • Any degree in Nursing / Allied Health

  • Any degree in Law

  • Students in their final year of graduation for the above courses may also apply.


  • Candidates without any science background such as graduates in business administration or candidates with some work experience who wish to enter the healthcare industry may also be eligible for this program. Please check with our counsellors for more information.


Program Fee


James Lind Institute is well known for its commitment to access and affordability. Please feel free to use our Program Fee Calculator below to calculate the program fee applicable to you for this Medical Law & Bioethics Training Program.



If your country is not listed or should you not be able to determine the fee applicable to you please write to us at admissions@jli.sg or get in touch with our live chat support available on this website.

For more information about how to apply please click here.


Program Support


Every participant registered in the Advanced Certificate in Medical Law & Bioethics Course is provided with a mentor throughout the program duration who is an experienced professional from the pharmaceutical industry. The mentor can be contacted at any time via email or phone.

In addition to the mentor, the students can interact online with the faculty members and fellow students to network and to discuss important topics. The faculty promptly answers all questions related to the study in the Online Campus Tutoring Center (OCTC).

Towards the end of the program students are provided placement assistance and career development support via the “Student Success Team”. To know more about the “Student Success Team”, click here.




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