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LA4047 - Research Dissertation B: Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: LA4047 LA4048
Administered by: School of Law Office (pre 2015)

Available to final year Bachelor of Laws and combined degree Bachelor of Laws students.

Available as part of the Honours program to level 4 students with a GPA of at least 5, who anticipate applying for an Australian Postgraduate Award. Students will be required to undertake this subject together with LA4048:03 Research Dissertation B and complete a substantial piece of independent research, under the supervision of an appointed supervisor. The length of the dissertation is 18,000-20,000 words. The conditions are fully set out in the Honours guidelines of the School of Law.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop advanced legal writing skills;
  • to develop independent legal research skills;
  • to foster critical analysis and evaluation of the law;
  • to foster the acquisition of a sophisticated knowledge of the law in the subject area of the research;
  • to demonstrate exemplary personal and professional moral and ethical standard.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA4026 and LA4046

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject must be completed together with LA4048. Assessment for both subjects is joint and consists of a single research dissertation

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject must be completed together with LA4048. Assessment for both subjects is joint and consists of a single research dissertation

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject must be completed together with LA4048. Assessment for both subjects is joint and consists of a single research dissertation

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject must be completed together with LA4048. Assessment for both subjects is joint and consists of a single research dissertation

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.