Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
CoordinatorProfessor Loane Skene
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Melbourne Law School’s graduate program in health and medical law is open to lawyers in the medico-legal area and to doctors and other health professionals and administrators (no prior legal qualification is required).
Subjects include Medical Litigation (taught by leading plaintiffs’ litigator Paul Henderson from Slater & Gordon in 2011); International Health Law (taught by Lawrence Gostin, internationally acclaimed scholar, Georgetown University), Law of Negligence, Foundations of Medical Law, Law and Human Genetics and Medical Ethics (taught by Oxford bioethicist Professor Julian Savulescu in 2011).
The graduate programs in health and medical law focus on:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Students who do not have a law degree from a common law jurisdiction must complete Fundamentals of the Common Law, as well as seven subjects from the prescribed list.
|Entry Requirements:||Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this course.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this course.|
|Graduate Attributes:||Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this course.|
|Links to further information:||http://www.masters.law.unimelb.edu.au/course/507|
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