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BTX5801

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Phillip Lipton

Synopsis

This unit requires students to formulate a research topic on a business law related area of study and complete an approximately 8,000 word research project. Seminars will be conducted at which students will present progress and final reports on their research projects. The seminars will also include practical research and academic skills sessions.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • enable students to apply acquired analytical legal skills to a research project of their choice
  • 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
  • develop and further build upon general legal research and academic skills
  • further build upon presentation skills, both verbal and written, involving the communication of abstract ideas.

Assessment

Research project (8,000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Paul Von Nessen

Contact hours

Six 3-hour seminars

Prerequisites

It is recommended that this unit be undertaken in the last semester of study for the Master of Business Law.