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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Students should keep in regular contact with their supervisors. There are no formal classes. However, students are encouraged to attend lunch-time seminars on research techniques and methods |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Torts; Legal Theory or in each case their equivalents.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssociate Professor S Pahuja
|Subject Overview:|| |
The subject includes study of a selected area of law at an advanced level; the subject allows the student to engage in self-directed research, subject to the supervision of a member of staff with expertise in the student's field of inquiry. A series of workshops will be held on issues of relevance to ALR students each semester. The workshops will cover areas such as research methods, theoretical approaches, scholarly writing and writing for publication. Students are strongly encouraged to attend these workshops.
Note: The essay in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
|Assessment:||Research assignment of 4500-5000 words, 100%.Option to undertake a 10 000-word essay as the assessment for this and one additional 12.5-point optional subject where this subject has a 100% assessment based on a research assignment. The approval of the subject coordinators in both subjects is required. Students may take this option in one semester or over two semesters, in the current academic year.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
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