units

BTX5900

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)
Caulfield Full year 2012 (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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

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

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Phillip Lipton

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in course 3159 to undertake this unit

Prohibitions

BTF5900