University of Technology Sydney

76070 Biomedical Law and Bioethics

Requisite(s): 70120 Legal Method and Research OR 70102 Foundations of Law
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 78146 Dilemmas in Biomedical Law AND 78147 Dilemmas in Biomedical Law


This subject analyses the effectiveness of law in regulating new medical developments. The subject examines the impact that emerging biomedical technologies have on society and explores legal solutions that deal with the challenges presented by such technologies. A diverse and wide range of biomedical issues are considered, such as genes, cloning, euthanasia, medical experimentation and research, reproductive technology and surrogacy.

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