Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Practical experience with ad hoc guidance from the subject coordinator.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Not applicable. |
Total Time Commitment:
Legal Method and Reasoning (or equivalent).
A student must be an Editor of the Melbourne University Law Review (MULR) during the enrolled semester.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
A student can not have previously completed or currently be enrolled in the subjects MULR - Editorship or MULR - Research and Writing.
Students will not be permitted to enrol in more than 25 credit points of journal subjects in total. These include:
|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/.
CoordinatorProf Ian Malkin
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
This subject is available only to a student appointed Editor of the Melbourne University Law Review. It permits a student to provide evidence of what the student has learnt about the nature of legal research from undertaking the job of Editor. This evidence takes the form of two specified writing tasks: a short piece suitable for journal publication and a longer piece providing a report on the state of the research field, namely, legal research suitable for Australian university law review publication.
On completion of this subject, students should:
A student has discretion as to approach. The essay could take any one of a number of perspectives, including:
The above word limits are Code 3 and are regarded as recommended rather than compulsory. No student will be disadvantaged by exceeding the limit.
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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 (and graduate attributes):
In addition, on completion of the subject, students should have developed the following skills specific to the discipline of law:
- Analysis of the nature and quality of international legal research, including an ability to:
- Legal writing skills, including an ability to:
The 5,000 word essay in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
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