LEGAL THEORY AND METHODOLOGY

LAW5LRE

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will enhance skills in advanced legal research and writing methods. Students will be introduced to a range of socio-legal research methods and techniques, and theoretical approaches to legal scholarship. The subject gives students the opportunity to apply these skills and theoretical frameworks to a number of legal topics.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarc Trabsky

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLiterature review, research assignment

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in LMJD or LML or LMLGBL or LMCL or LMLAW or LMLE or have permission of the Law School Director of Postgraduate (Coursework) Programs

Co-requisitesLAW5PMI OR LAW5CIP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop advanced skills in legal research and writing methods
02. Demonstrate an enhanced understanding of theoretical approaches to legal scholarship
03. Independently review and critically analyse complex primary and secondary research material

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