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BITC890 MBHL Dissertation

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A supervised dissertation of up to 20,000 words presenting the results of an original research project on a relevant topic in the student’s area of interest within bioethics and health law.

Paper title MBHL Dissertation
Paper code BITC890
Subject Bioethics
EFTS 0.4
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Full Year (On campus)
1st Non standard period (25 February 2022 - 17 February 2023) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (11 July 2022 - 23 June 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,368.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
MBHL
Contact
neil.pickering@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Two supervisors: one from Bioethics and one from Law
Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will gain

  • Knowledge of issues, arguments and views relevant to the topic chosen by the student for the dissertation
  • Skills relating to the application of ethical and legal reasoning to the chosen topic for the dissertation
  • Sensitivity to bioethical/legal and other values (e.g. cultural values) relevant to the topic chosen for the dissertation

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (25 February 2022 - 17 February 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (11 July 2022 - 23 June 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard