Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Students should keep in regular contact with their supervisors. Students are required to attend one class on research techniques and methods or undertake an equivalent research and writing task. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Torts; Legal Theory; or in each case their equivalents.
Requires approval of ALR coordinator.
|Corequisites:||Must be taken in conjunction with another law subject assessable by research essay.|
|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.
The University is dedicated to providing support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
CoordinatorMr Glenn Patmore
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
The subject entails study of a selected area of law at an advanced level. The subject allows the student to combine another subject assessable by research essay with self-directed research in the same field, subject to the supervision of a member of staff with expertise in the student's field of inquiry. This allows the student both to attend classes in the area and to deepen their knowledge through engagement in an extended research project.
|Objectives:||To allow students to develop and complete an independent research project of substantial length (10,000) by combining this subject with another subject assessable by 5,000 word research essay. Such a project allows the development of substantive knowledge, confidence with research methodologies and wider writing and research skills.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
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:
The essay in this subject is regarded a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
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