1 x 2-hour supervised study weekly
1 Admission into JD-Juris Doctor
2 4 of LLAW9601, LLAW9602, LLAW9614, LLAW9621A
Must Satisfy: (1 and 2)
Extended Dissertation
Topic description

Students will engage in sustained advanced research in order to develop and expand the research that they undertook for the purposes of completing the extended research essay completed under LLAW9621A Research Paper A, into a research dissertation.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Provide students with an opportunity to engage in sustained and advanced research and writing
  • Enable students to provide evidence of the ability to collect and evaluate information; construct, test and defend an argument; and critically examine theories, legal principles, policy and literature in the area of academic enquiry
  • Prepare students for research higher degrees
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced research skills
  2. Demonstrate advanced capacity to analyse legal issues
  3. Demonstrate advanced understanding of the state of the academic literature and legal and/or policy considerations relating to your research topic
  4. Work independently on a large research project
  5. Demonstrate capacity to write effectively