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Health Law

University of Sydney

12 months
Duration
51000 AUD/year
37000 AUD/year
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About

The Health Law program at the University of Sydney is a flexible, specialist qualification covering wide-ranging legal and ethical issues in healthcare. You will learn to identify, analyse and develop solutions to complex legal, ethical and policy issues affecting health and health services. 

Overview

The Health Law program at the University of Sydney students come from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds. They include practising lawyers, health professionals, health administrators, government officers, health advocates and others seeking a deeper understanding of legal and regulatory issues arising within the health sector.

The core and elective units of study cover a wide range of areas, including healthcare law, the impact of new technologies on healthcare, the regulation of the health professions, litigation and dispute resolution, public health law, mental health law, and global health law and governance.

Career Pathways 

The Master of Health Law (MHL) is designed for lawyers or non-lawyers who wish to upgrade their qualifications for the purposes of career advancement or professional and academic interest.

Future study options

Sydney Law School is a major international centre for legal research. The faculty has internationally renowned academic staff members whose expertise range across a wide variety of fields. Sydney Law School offers three higher degrees by research: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Laws by research (LLM) and Master of Criminology by research (MCrim).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Issues in Public Health Law 
  • Death Law 
  • Dispute Resolution in Australia
  • Expert Evidence and Class Action Procedure 
  • Forensic Psychology  
  • Health Care and Professional Liability

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 031432G 

  • Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. Admission to candidature for the Master of Health Law requires: a) a bachelor's degree with a minimum credit average from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or b) a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; and the applicant provides evidence of two years of relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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