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|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1
Semester 2 (On campus)
Full Year (On campus)
1st Non standard period (24 February 2023 - 23 February 2024) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (10 July 2023 - 21 June 2024) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,460.40|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
Two supervisors: one from Bioethics and one from Law.
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