Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: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: None |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Successful completion of four MLM subjects with a minimum of 75 percent in each subject; at least one subject being assessed by a research paper of 8,000 words or more.
The submission of a thesis proposal. The proposal should be approximately 1,000 words in length and provide information on the proposed title; a summary of the subject of the research; proposed direction or aim of the thesis; proposed research sources and methodology; proposed schedule for research and completion.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact Student Equity and Disability Support.
The minor thesis allows students to develop highly specialised expertise in a selected area of law, carrying out independent research to produce a substantial thesis that makes a distinctive contribution to knowledge and the literature in the relevant legal field. Students will develop an advanced understanding of research methods and principles, will be supervised by one of the Law School’s leading academics in their chosen field of research and, at the completion of the minor thesis, will have the satisfaction of having produced a piece or pieces of legal writing worthy of publication in a learned legal journal.
The minor thesis demonstrates a critical application of specialist knowledge and makes an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. The minor thesis should consist of:
A student who has successfully completed this subject will:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS70003/2016|
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