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BTX5490

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

24 points, SCA Band 3, 0.500 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Full year 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Bill Orow (Tax) and Mr Philip Lipton (Business Law)

Synopsis

The minor thesis requires a student to undertake original research on an approved topic in the relevant field and to present that research in a paper of between 20,000 and 25,000 words in length. A topic has to be chosen in conjunction with the appointed supervisor from within the Department of Business Law and Taxation. The minor thesis is expected to be of sufficient standard and practical relevance so as to be suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • enable students to apply acquired analytical legal skills to a research project
  • acquire in depth knowledge and a critical interest in a business law area
  • demonstrate legal research and presentation skills and the ability to critically analyse legal issues have been acquired
  • demonstrate general legal research and academic skills
  • demonstate presentation skills, both verbal and written, involving the communication of abstract ideas.

Assessment

Minor thesis (20,000 - 25,000 words): 100%

Contact hours

24 hours per week private research

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in the MTax or MBL programs

Prohibitions

BTF5320