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Advanced Supervised Legal Research (LLB583)

School School of Law
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal, SUM-internal, W-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description This unit offers students the opportunity to work with a staff member who has agreed to supervise a substantial project of legal research in the staff member's area of expertise. Active participation in the supervision process and production of a substantial piece of legal writing, in the form of a 7,000-8,000 word research essay is required.
Unit Learning Outcomes 1. Define a legal research question and identify appropriate research techniques for answering it;
2. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of a specific area of legal knowledge;
3. Exercise critical thinking and judgement in developing an understanding of a specific area of legal knowledge; and
4. Produce an extended research essay showing a clear topic and argument, sound reasoning, a coherent exposition of knowledge, effective writing and compliance with established academic style requirements.
Timetabled Learning Activities
Other Learning Experiences Meetings: up to 10 hours in total
Prerequisites Nil.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Law Honours (LLB(Hons))
Master of Laws by Research (LLM(Res))
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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Unit Coordinator
LLB583
Associate Professor Chris Dent
Associate Professor Law

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6277
e: Christopher.Dent@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.1.017 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
LLB583

MURDOCH: S1-Internal
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
MURDOCH: W-Internal
Associate Professor Chris Dent
Associate Professor Law

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6277
e: Christopher.Dent@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.1.017 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
LLB583

MURDOCH: SUM-Internal
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