- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this unit will be provided in your study materials.
- Audio-Video streaming
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this unit, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s); or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
No special requirements
This degree aims to provide you with an understanding of the health law principles in the Australian legal system. It examines social perspectives and determinants of health and the role of law and patient-doctor relations, including issues of medical decision-making. The degree explores legal issues arising out of reproductive technologies, withdrawal and withholding of medical treatment and euthanasia. Organ and tissue donation, property in the human body and genetics are also explored, along with, mental health and public health issues in Australia and internationally.
- Assignment 1 (20%)
- Assignment 2 (30%)
- Invigilated Exam (50%)