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LAWS13-569: Legal Research Project

Description

Legal Research Project is an elective subject in the Bachelor of Laws program offered by the Faculty of Law. To be eligible to graduate with Honours, a Bachelor of Laws student who commenced their program in or after 2015 must complete this subject in the final or penultimate semester of their Bachelor of Laws program. Students enrolled in this subject will work on a legal research project under the supervision of a Faculty of Law academic staff member. Students will research and write a substantial research paper on an approved topic, while developing their skills in legal methodology and critical thinking.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeLAWS13-569
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of legal research principles and methods. 2. Exercise critical thinking and judgement in developing a new understanding of current legal issues. 3. Apply knowledge and skills to plan and execute a piece of research with independence and autonomy. 4. Analyse and evaluate complex problems and make reasoned and appropriate judgements in a legal context. 5. Demonstrate the ability to present a clear and coherent explanation of knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Students may only enrol in this subject in the second-last or final semester of their Bachelor of Laws degree, having completed 240CP of Law subjects. Students must be admitted into LA-40003 - Bachelor of Laws OR LA-40005 - Bachelor of Laws OR Bachelor of Laws combined degree.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start17/01/2022
Cancellation 1?31/01/2022
Cancellation 2?07/02/2022
Last enrolment30/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?05/03/2022
Teaching census?11/02/2022