Tax Law Research
Subject LAWS70440 (2016)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Supervised research paper; no set class times |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Eligibility criteria must be satisfied and a student’s application approved before enrolment can be completed in this subject.
To be eligible to enrol in this subject, a candidate must:
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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.
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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 the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
For more information:
Phone: +61 3 8344 6190
The goal of Tax Law Research is to enable a student to complete a substantial piece of legal research and writing. The legal research paper must be on a tax law or policy issue. Students will have the opportunity to define a thought-provoking and substantial tax research question in consultation with the supervisor. This subject offers the student an opportunity to obtain mastery of an aspect of advanced tax law and policy through in-depth research and writing in this specialist area. The student’s goal is to complete a work of publishable quality.
This subject gives students the opportunity to explore an issue of tax law and policy in depth at an advanced level, under supervision of an expert with many years of experience in academic scholarship in the specialist field of taxation.
Students will complete a Tax Law Research paper on a topic chosen by the student and approved by supervisor and the Director of Studies for Tax. The paper will be marked by the supervisor. However, it is required that there be at least three meetings (whether face-to-face or by telephone) that must be initiated by the student with the supervisor:
A candidate who has successfully completed this subject will:
Guidelines for Tax Law Research assessment are set out in the application form.
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Details regarding any prescribed texts will be provided prior to the commencement of the subject.
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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/LAWS70440/2014|
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