MLL330 - Health Law

Year:

2023 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 and before T1 2022: Successful completion of MLL111^, MLL113, MLL213, MLL114 (previously coded MLL214)

Law students enrolled from T1 2022: Successful completion of MLL119 and MLL219, MLL113, MLL213, MLL114 (previously coded MLL214) 

^Students who commenced before Trimester 1 2022 and have not successfully completed MLL111, will need to complete MLL119 and MLL219. 

Note: Students who have commenced before Trimester 1 2022, and have successfully completed MLL111, are not required to complete MLL119 and MLL219

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

Independent online learning activities via the unit site including pre-recorded videos (approximately 1.5 hours per week) + 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week 

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Independent online learning activities via the unit site including pre-recorded videos (approximately 1.5 hours per week) + 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week (livestreamed and recordings provided)

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.  

 

Unit Fee Information

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