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.
Practical experience with ad hoc guidance from the Subject Coordinator.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Not applicable. |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Torts; Obligations; Dispute Resolution; Constitutional Law; Contracts; Property (or Property A); Legal Theory.
Enrolment requires the permission of the Subject Coordinator. Students must undertake, in writing to the Subject Coordinator, to make a substantial intellectual contribution to the Melbourne University Law Review (MULR) during the semester that the student is enrolled in the subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
A student can not have previously completed or be concurrently enrolled in the subject MULR – Editorship, 730-431 MJIL - Editorship (Year Long), 730-448 Melbourne Journal of International Law or MJIL – Research and Writing
Students will not be permitted to enrol in more than 25 credit points of journal subjects in total. These include:
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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/.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof David Brennan
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
This subject is available only to students who are Members of Melbourne University Law Review (MULR) and are committed to a position involving a substantial intellectual contribution to MULR during the enrolled semester. A substantial intellectual contribution will typically involve taking responsibility for the sub-editing of material accepted for publication, such editing to be typically done in respect of at least one lengthy article (in excess of 10,000 words in length) or multiple shorter articles (each under 10,000 words in length). This contribution is assessed by a hurdle requirement. This subject permits students to provide evidence of what the student has learnt about the nature of legal research from undertaking their tasks within MULR. This evidence takes the form of the writing task specified below, requiring engagement with international legal scholarship.
On completion of this subject, students should:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills and graduate attributes:
In addition, on completion of the subject, student should have developed the following skills specific to the discipline of law:
The 5,000-word written work in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
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