MLL330 - Health Law

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Law students enrolled before T1 2019: Successful completion of MLL111, MLL213, MLL114 (previously coded MLL214)

Law students enrolled from T1 2019 onwards: Successful completion of MLL111, MLL113, MLL213, MLL114 (previously coded MLL214)

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

 1 x 2-hour class and 1 x 1-hour seminar per week 

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2-hour class (recordings of on campus class provided) + 1-hour online seminar per week 

Content

This unit focuses on a wide range of contemporary issues in health law and bioethics. It also examines how the law responds to the ethical, legal, and social issues relevant, including existing and emerging health technologies, relevant to pre-conception, birth, throughout the life course, and end-of life decision making. In this unit students will be challenged to explore, engage and critically examine topics that are often politically controversial and publicly polarising concerning matters concerning life and death.  

 

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Students must complete all assessments to pass the unit. 

Unit Fee Information

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