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LAW4173 - Research unit A 406

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Law

Leader(s): Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies)

Offered

Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2009 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester B 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

This is a program of individual research and writing during one semester on a legal topic or project which has been approved by the Dean of Law or his/her delegate after consultation with the proposed supervisor. It is expected that some of those topics or projects will be associated with opportunities for placements or internships in legal services in the private or government sectors, including ones overseas. LAW4173 is taken as a first-time research unit.

Objectives

Students successfully completing this subject should

  1. have demonstrated the capacity to undertake independent legal research;
  2. have displayed analytical competence; and
  3. have further developed skills in the presentation of legal writing.

Assessment

Research paper (7000-9000 words): 100%

Prerequisites

LAW1100 or LAW1101 and LAW1102 or LAW1104

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