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Health Law

Postgraduate | RMI-OJD426 | 2024

Take the pulse of the legal community’s role in the health system. Check up on key issues like euthanasia, organ donation and mental health, then explore how the law deals with them. Be aware of the social perspectives that relate to health law.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
12 weeks

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Health Law

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject you will be able to:

    • Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of Health Law in Australia;
    • Critically evaluate the Health Law system in light of contemporary legal issues and developments;
    • Critically analyse and research complex problems relating to Health Law;
    • Demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to justify and interpret professional decisions and identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues using legislation, case law and secondary source materials.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

  • RMI-OJD110-Introduction to the Australian Legal System and Legal Methods (no longer available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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