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LA4048 - Research Thesis B: Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: LA4047 LA4048
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

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. Students will be required to undertake this subject together with LA4047 Research Thesis B and complete a substantial piece of independent research, under the supervision of an appointed supervisor. The length of the dissertation is 8,000-10,000 words. The conditions are fully set out in the Honours guidelines of the Law Academic Group.

Learning Outcomes

  • Employ the compositional skills required for writing a thesis, including academic article-style organisation showing clarity of style and coherence of argument;
  • Evaluate, analyse and critique a specific area of law in the subject area of the research;
  • Exercise exemplary personal and professional moral and ethical standards in preparing a significant piece of research;
  • Employ advanced legal research skills to complete a complex research project.
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.

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Assessment: research thesis.
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject must be completed together with LA4047. Assessment for both subjects is joint and consists of a single research thesis.

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Assessment: research thesis.
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject must be completed together with LA4047. Assessment for both subjects is joint and consists of a single research thesis.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Assessment: research thesis.
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject must be completed together with LA4047. Assessment for both subjects is joint and consists of a single research thesis.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Assessment: research thesis.
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject must be completed together with LA4047. Assessment for both subjects is joint and consists of a single research thesis.

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