Updated on Jan 13, 2022 11:30 IST
Manashjyoti Hazarika

Manashjyoti HazarikaManager Content

A niche law specialisation, Healthcare Law revolves around individuals who can receive healthcare benefits and also concerns who would pay for the healthcare services. Healthcare Law includes who can and must be covered by health insurance companies.

Healthcare Law includes both litigious as well as non-litigious cases. Typically speaking litigious cases revolve around medical negligence cases, which can be in the form of claims made in clinical, dental or hospital negligence spheres. Non-litigious cases include transactional work in the field of healthcare.

Types of law practiced by Healthcare solicitors are – Tort, Contract Law, Product Liability Law and Human Rights Law.

Aspirants can pursue undergraduate (UG) as well as the postgraduate (PG) level programmes in the field of Healthcare Law. Apart from degree programmes, candidates can also pursue diploma programmes in the field of Healthcare Law. 

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Required Skillset for Healthcare Law

Candidates who want to pursue a course or make a career in the field of Healthcare Law should have good negotiation skills as well as empathy. Some key skills that an aspirant should possess in order to be successful in the field of Healthcare Law are listed below:

Good at written communication

Good at oral communication

Good negotiation skills

Clarity of speech

Fluency

Possess good analytical and logical reasoning

Hard working

Good time management skills

Knowledge of legal procedure

Ability to assimilate and analyse facts

Ability to work in a team

Good organisational skills

Good at research

Possess knowledge of technology

Good judgement of situation/people

Persuasiveness

Ability to work long hours

Possess objectivity

Confidence

Good presentation skills

Healthcare Law Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for Healthcare Law course may vary from college to college. Candidates who want to apply for a five year integrated course with Healthcare Law as a specialisation meet the eligibility criteria for the course if they have completed their Class 12 or equivalent education from a recognised board with passing marks.    

The eligibility criteria for Healthcare Law course offered at the PG level is such that candidates should have completed a five year integrated law course or possess an LLB/ equivalent degree.   

Course curriculum for Healthcare Law

The subjects/ topics taught as part of Healthcare Law course may vary from college to college. Candidates can go through the syllabus of Diploma courses in Healthcare Law below:

Healthcare Law Diploma Courses

Course Name

Syllabus

Diploma in Health Law

  • Basic of Health Law
  • Legal Aspects of Health Law
  • Medical Ethics
  • Consumer Protection In Health Law
  • Medical Insurance
  • Contemporary Challenges In Health Law
  • Hospital And Health Care Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Public Healthcare and Medical Laws

  • Law & the Legal System in India
  • Special Emphasis on the Healthcare Sector
  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare Sector
  • Legal Aspects of Hospital Administration
  • Interface between the Stakeholders in Healthcare
  • Emerging Issues in the Field of Medical Laws

Healthcare Law Job Profiles

Candidates who pursue a UG level course with Healthcare Law as a specialisation can either pursue a PG level law course in the same specialisation or they can even consider getting a job. One of the most popular job profiles after completing a course in Healthcare Law is to become a Healthcare Lawyer.  

Apart from this, candidates can also pursue other law job profiles after completing their Healthcare Law course from a reputed college/ university. 

Popular Healthcare Law Colleges in India

Following are the most popular Healthcare Law Colleges in India. Learn more about these Healthcare Law colleges (Courses, Reviews, Answers & more) by downloading the Brochure.
34.2 K

#1 NIRF

1 Course
10 K

#2 The Week

7.4 K

#33 Shiksha Collections

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19 L - 19.98 L
3.69 LPA

#25 NIRF

1 Course
21 K

#26 NIRF

7 LPA

#5 NIRF

Popular Private Healthcare Law Colleges in India

3 Courses
19 L - 19.98 L
3.69 LPA

#25 NIRF

2 Courses
17.95 L
34.2 K

#1 NIRF

1 Course
10 K

#2 The Week

7.4 K

#33 Shiksha Collections

1 Course
21 K

#26 NIRF

Most Popular Courses

Following are the most popular Healthcare Law courses, based on alumni reviews. Explore these reviews to choose the best course in Healthcare Law.

Popular Healthcare Law UG Courses in India

Following are the most popular Healthcare Law UG Courses . You can explore the top Colleges offering these UG Courses by clicking the links below.

UG Courses

Popular Healthcare Law PG Courses in India

Following are the most popular Healthcare Law PG Courses . You can explore the top Colleges offering these PG Courses by clicking the links below.

PG Courses

Comments

Which course is better in law?

Reply to Ritika Nath

M

Manik Tindwani

Beginner-Level 1

a month ago

B.A. LL.B. (Hons. ). If the law aspirant wishes to attempt government examinations and B.Com. LL.B. (Hons) if the aspirant wishes to join the corporate world.

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Harshita Kumari

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hello Ritika, After class 12th there are law course which are integrated such as B.A+LLB, B. BA+LLB, B.Sc+LLB. In all of the above-mentioned you can choose best one on basis of what your aim is and what was your background of class 12.

I would like to register for MHCET Law 2022?

Reply to Soubir Bhatt

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Group Captain Vinayak Deodhar

Scholar-Level 18

2 months ago

Hello! Soubir Bhat, online application form is expected to be released shortly. In the meantime, I am attaching a link that will give you all the required information. https://www.shiksha.com/news/mh-cet-law-2022-application-form-dates-stepwise-application-process-blogId-82767
Best wishes to you.

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