MINOR THESIS

LAW5MIT

2017

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Subject to application, students may choose an area of law in consultation with the Program Director as a part of either the Master of Laws or the Master of Laws in Global Business Law. The thesis will take the place of two subjects within the relevant program. With approval, students may enrol in this subject at the beginning of either semester one, semester two or an approved designated summer period and must submit by the end of their enrolled semester/period. The minor thesis requires the design, conduct and reporting of a substantial research based project including a critical review of relevant literature.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJillian Murray

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites By application only

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The minor thesis is designed to introduce flexibility in assessment and to provide students with an opportunity to research a subject area in global business law in depth. Entrance into the course is by application only. Application forms are available from and submitted to the Faculty Student Services Office, Donald Whitehead Building 208. They can also be downloaded from the School's home page

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Formulate and articulate an extended written argument including a critical review and synthesis of relevant literature and case law using appropriate referencing for an academic or professional context.

Activities:
Reading and Minor Thesis.

02. Work in an independent manner and provide solutions to an identified legal problem from a theoretical and/or practical perspective.

Activities:
Reading and Minor Thesis.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJillian Murray

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
12,000 word minor thesis100 01, 02

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJillian Murray

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
12,000 word minor thesis100 01, 02

Melbourne, 2017, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJillian Murray

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 45
One 1.0 hours supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
12,000 word minor thesis100 01, 02