This course will explore the legal framework for the provision of public health services in New Zealand.
|Paper title||Special Topic 4: Public Health Law|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$710.30|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 96 LAWS points
- Pre or Corequisite
- Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
- Limited to
- Bachelor of Laws, LLB and Bachelor of Laws Honours), LLB(Hons)
- May not be credited with LAWS472 taken in 2017 or LAWS476 taken in 2010.
- Teaching staff
Iris Reuvecamp, Principal at Vida Law
Course materials available from the Faculty.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics,
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- Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this course, students will understand the following key concepts of public law:
- What is Public Health?
- Public Health Approaches
- Public Health Principles
- Public Health and the Law
- Public Health Ethics
They will understand how the law can be used as a tool to meet public health objectives; and to appreciate the extent to which the law underpins public health initiatives.