Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular supervision over two consecutive semesters of enrolment |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Socio-Legal Studies at Undergraduate level|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||191-517 Socio-Legal Studies Thesis|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request 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 provide 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/|
CoordinatorDr Jennifer Balint
ContactAssoc. Prof. Steve James firstname.lastname@example.org
Students undertaking the Socio-Legal Studies Thesis should demonstrate a clear understanding of a specific field of study at an advanced level. They should demonstrate clear thinking and an ability to integrate theory and method in a logical manner. The student must be able to work in a concentrated way over an extended period and must present their research in a scholarly fashion.
A 12 000 word thesis (100%) due at the end of the second semester of enrolment.
Hurdle Requirements - The following hurdle requirements must be met in order for students to be eligible to submit the final Thesis:
1. Supervision: Regular supervisory meetings
2. Topic Proposal Form: To be submitted by the first week of the Semester of thesis enrolment
3. Progress Report: To be submitted half way through the thesis year
4. Work-in-Progress Conference: Students are required to present a 10 minute paper on their findings-to-date
5. Thesis Draft: A full draft of the thesis is to be submitted approximately 5 weeks prior to the final thesis submission date.
Final Theses submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 2% per working day.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Socio-Legal studies |
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