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LB5523 - Research Project Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: LB5523 LB5524
Administered by: School of Law Office

This subject consists of a supervised project undertaken in an agreed area of study related to dispute resolution or conflict resolution and the submission of a project report, literature review or research essay. In each case students work with a supervisor in deciding upon a topic, planning the project and carrying it out. Students must enrol in LB5524 Research Project Part 2 of 2 as part of a Subject Chain.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop advanced writing skills;
  • to develop independent research skills;
  • to foster critical analysis and evaluation of the theory in the discipline;
  • to foster the acquisition of a sophisticated knowledge of the concepts and theories in the subject area of the research.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • An understanding of the economic, legal, ethical, social and cultural issues involved in the use of information;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically.
Prerequisites: LB5500 AND (LB5525 OR LB5502) AND (SS5100 OR SS5101)

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, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - No contact, research based
Assessment: research paper.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - no contact, research based
Assessment: thesis.

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - No contact, research based
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: thesis.

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - No contact, research based
Assessment: thesis.

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.