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QLLM453 Principles of Medical Jurisprudence (Sem 1)

Module description

This module considers contemporary dilemmas over the proper boundaries of medical treatment, resource allocation, patient redress, informed consent, protection of the incapacitated and vulnerable, and the flow of patient information, in light of  key principles of medical jurisprudence (justice, autonomy, welfare and privacy). In so doing it takes a grounded theory perspective and encourages students to develop creative legal skills.  



Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Legal Theory
  • LLM in Medical Law
  • Laws (General)
  • LLM Flexible Study.

Mode of Assessment

5,000 word course essay


22.5 credits

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