(Each of the courses listed below carries 9 credits unless otherwise stated.)

Foundational Course
LLAW6269 Introduction to medical law

Core Courses
LLAW6271 Bioethics foundations
LLAW6274 The beginning and end of life
LLAW6272 The physician-patient relationship
LLAW6250 The regulation of biomedical research

Capstone Courses
(Students must choose one of the following courses.)
LLAW6054 9-credit Dissertation
LLAW6273 Practicum project

Designated Law Elective
LLAW6270 Introduction to medical practice

Elective Courses
(Student must choose:
- either one law elective course and two non-law elective courses;
- or two law elective courses and one non-law elective course.)

Law Elective Courses (Offered by Department of Law)

LLAW6209 Comparative family law
LLAW6300 Digitalisation: Health, Law and Policy
LLAW6106 Global information technology law and practice
LLAW6005 Hong Kong intellectual property law
LLAW6120 Intellectual property and information technology
LLAW6212 Intellectual property protection in China: law, politics and culture
LLAW6140 Intellectual property, innovation and development
LLAW6132 International and comparative intellectual property law
LLAW6302 Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (LITE) Lab - tech startup law plus
LLAW6291 Mental disability and the law
LLAW6219 Patent law
LLAW6164 Principles of family law
LLAW6046 Privacy and data protection
LLAW6275 The legal foundations of global health and development

Non-law Elective Courses (Offered by School of Public Health, School of Nursing, and Department of Social Work and Social Administration)
CMED6909 Comparing systems of elder care (3 credits)
CMED6104 Emerging infectious diseases and "one health" (3 credits)
CMED6204 Health and society (3 credits)
CMED6902 Health economics (3 credits)
CMED6900 Health policy and politics (3 credits)
CMED6218 Human health: futures in a globalized world (3 credits)
CMED6216 Personalised public health (3 credits)
CMED6201 Principles of public health (3 credits)
NURS8250 Organizational development and global trend (6 credits)
NURS8222 Statistical practice in health sciences (6 credits)
SOWK6292 Ageing and health (6 credits)
SOWK6214 Children and youth mental health (6 credits)
SOWK6084 Intervention in health care settings (6 credits)
SOWK6201 Mental health problems in old age (6 credits)
SOWK6310 Psychosocial approaches in mental health care (6 credits)
SOWK6350 Social work and health care (6 credits)
SOWK6283 Social work with persons with mental illness (6 credits)


  1. Not all courses will be offered in any given year. For actual courses available, please refer to the Department of Law, School of Public HealthSchool of Nursing, and Department of Social Work and Social Administration.
  2. Some of the courses may be offered on an intensive basis before the commencement of or during the semester. 
  3. The course requirements may change from year to year. Please enquire for further details.

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