Faculty of Law

Undergraduate - 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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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Law
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2012 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester B 2012 (Day)


This is a program of individual research and writing on a legal topic or project which has been approved by the Chief Examiner after consultation with the proposed supervisor. The topics or projects may be associated with opportunities for placements or internships in legal services in the private or government sectors, in Australia or overseas.


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.


Research paper (5000-6000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Colin Campbell


LAW1100 or LAW1101 and LAW1102 or LAW1104