Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - 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.
730-111 Legal Method and Reasoning; 730-112 Principles of Public Law; 730-114 Torts; 730-212 Legal Theory; or in each case their equivalents.
Requires approval of ALR coordinator.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills, and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorMr Glenn Patmore
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
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.
Note: The essay in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
|Objectives:||The subject aims to enhance the student’s capacity to undertake independent research. The student is required to plan his or her own research project with the supervisor’s assistance, and to develop the research skills necessary to successfully complete the project.|
Proposed Assessment - Research assignment of 5,000 words (100%) due on the first day of the examination period
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
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