law5lrc adv socio legal research methodology



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject builds on the skills studied in LAW5LRE. The focus in this subject is on advanced legal research skills and the preparation of a thesis. Students will be asked to apply the skills and knowledge obtained from LAW5LRE in structuring a high quality critical analysis of a particular legal question. They will also be required to present their findings to the class. Subject coordinator(s) will develop an unique curriculum based on their own research interests, which will be communicated to students via LMS.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarc Trabsky

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LAW5LRE Students must be enrolled in LMJD or LMCL or LMGBL or LML or LMLAW or have permission of the director of programs


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop advanced skills in defining a research question and identifying appropriate research techniques for analysing the question

Research Essay Plan

02. Demonstrate expert skills in presenting a complex research project to a non-expert audience

Class Presentation

03. Demonstrate astute skills in critical analysis, legal research and writing an original research project

Research Assignment

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