Medical Law

Module code: LW3260

This module encompasses everything from payments to surrogates, euthanasia and abortion, to reforms on organ transplantation law. You'll explore the legal regulation of health care today, and the extent to which the law safeguards patient’s rights in areas such as consent to treatment and confidentiality. 

There are many legal and ethical dilemmas involved with the beginning and the end of life, and you will get to reflect upon these controversial legal and ethical issues concerning the law.

Learning

  • 40 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of tutorials
  • 252 of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 3 hours (plus 15 minutes reading time) (100%)