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Unit of Study LAWS4001 Independent Legal Research (2024)

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  • Enrolment information

    Students admitted to the Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies) or Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies are not permitted to enrol in this unit. For further information contact: [email protected]


Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate advanced cognitive and creative skills in identifying, adapting and developing solutions to legal problems

undertake a research project that demonstrates a coherent understanding and appropriate application of research principles and methods

apply research methodologies and knowledge to arrive at a new understanding in relation to specific legal issues

present the results of legal research in an appropriate scholarly written form.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Fortnightly)
Assessment
Project100%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Resources/Equipment
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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