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Faculty & College
Not available for students admitted to the Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies) or Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies.
Must have Coordinator of the Honours Program approval to enrol
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:
be able to justify and interpret theoretical propositions and conduct scholarly legal research.
demonstrate an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making and an ability to recognise, reflect upon, and respond to ethical issues in a research context.
plan, develop and deliver an effective project presentation.
develop a comprehensive research proposal.
Prescribed learning resources
- Grix, J, 2010, The Foundations of Research, 2nd edn, Palgrave MacMillan.
- Hutchinson, T, 2018, Researching and Writing in Law, 4th edn, Thomson Reuters.
- Van Hoecke, M (ed.), 2013, Methodologies of Legal Research, Bloomsbury.
- No prescribed resources/equipment.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.
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