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BTX5900

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Full year 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Philip Lipton

Synopsis

Under supervision students are expected to undertake and report on an original research project that addresses a significant issue (or issues) in business law; this research proposal is likely to have substantial practical outcomes or implications; as well, it is hoped that students and supervisors will publish the work in an appropriate peer-refereed 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

Major research project (12,000 - 15,000): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Phillip Lipton

Contact hours

Private research

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in course 3159 to undertake this unit

Prohibitions

BTF5900