units

BTF5801

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 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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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Business Law and Taxation
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Professor Christopher Arup (First semester); Professor Vincenzo Morabito (Second semester)

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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. enable students to apply acquired analytical legal skills to a research project of their choice
  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. develop and further build upon general legal research and academic skills
  5. 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)

Professor Christopher Arup (First semester)
Professor Vincenzo Morabito (Second semester)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

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