Graduate Diploma in Health and Medical Law

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  • Academic title
    Graduate Diploma in Health and Medical Law
  • Course description
    The graduate programs in health and medical law focus on:

        * Relevant aspects of health and medical law
        * The theoretical framework surrounding health and medical law, and contemporary ethical and theoretical issues
        * The law concerning the relationship between doctor and patient as well as that relating to particular procedures
        * The provision of concise legal advice to plaintiffs and defendants in medical litigation
        * An ethical evaluation of health and medical law and the development and interpretation of theoretical legal arguments
        * Advanced communication in health and medical law, orally and in writing
        * Conducting effective legal research in the area of health and medical law.


    Students must complete four subjects from the prescribed list. Students who do not have a law degree from a common law system or any prior legal studies or experience are also expected to complete the two-day preliminary subject Australian Legal Process and Legal Institutions.

    The following subjects require students to write a research paper on a topic related to health and medical law, jointly approved by the instructor and the Director of Studies.

        * Current Developments in Negligence
        * Privacy Law

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