Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012: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.
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 be concurrently enrolled in the subject MULR – Research and Writing or 730-431 MULR - Editorship (Year Long), 730-448 Melbourne Journal of International Law or 730-432 MJIL – Editorship (Year Long)
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 students who are appointed as an Editor of MULR during the enrolled semester. The subject permits students to provide evidence of what the student has learnt about the nature of legal research from undertaking their tasks as an Editor of MULR. This evidence takes the form of one of the writing tasks specified below, requiring engagement with legal scholarship.
On completion of this subject, students should:
|Assessment:||Written work of 5,000 words on a topic related to the state of the research field, to be developed in consultation with the Subject Coordinator. Written work should have a sufficient nexus to MULR, either in the writing styles published by MULR (eg an article, case note, commentary or review essay), or relating to the student’s current MULR work. A code 3 word limit will be regarded as recommended and no student will be disadvantaged by exceeding the limit. (100%)|
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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:
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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