LAW456 - Supervised Research

Credit points: 15 points
Offered: Summer School, First and Second Semester with the approval of the Associate Dean (Academic)

Course description

A 10,000 word research paper, approved by the Associate Dean (Academic), written under the supervision of a teacher in the Faculty of Law.  Only students who have already shown research capability will be given permission to do a supervised research paper.

Students who wish to write a research paper should first think of a topic and then consult a staff member to supervise the research paper.  There is an application form, available online here.  The form must be completed and approval obtained before the end of the second week of each semester.

Supervised research papers are due on the Friday of the last week of teaching of the semester in which the enrolment takes place.

The supervised research paper can be counted as a single piece of legal writing for LAW 498 Advanced Legal Research, Writing and Communication.