Health Law and Ethics (1202NRS)

The course focuses on the Australian legal system and those legal processes and actions which impact on the provision of health care services by health professionals and institutions. While content is primarily Australian you will be required to read widely to gain a thorough knowledge of the application of the law within a Singaporean health context. The content is directed to the legal principles and legislative provisions which control safe and competent practice. The course introduces students to the philosophical theories underpinning the decision making processes in an ethical context. Students are provided with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills needed to analyse and apply legal and ethical knowledge to their practice.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band


New students (Non-grandfathered students)
Band 4

Grandfathered students
Band 2A

Usually available

Offered Only in Odd YearsOffshore Trimester 2

Course offerings and timetables


Course profile is currently unavailable

Key dates

Course start date
13 July 2020
Last date to add a course
26 July 2020
Last date to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
9 August 2020
Last date to drop a course without academic failure
13 September 2020
Restriction: Student must be in program 1251 Bachelor of Nursing (Offshore)

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Class Availability When Where Notes
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Class (41626) Open Weeks 1 - 4, Mid-Trimester Break, 5 - 12 This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.