Legal Research 2 (LAWS7001)

UNIT OF STUDY

The unit will cover the following topics: higher degree research - students, supervisors and the faculty; refining your thesis - lessons from the strategy; developing/locating your thesis - lessons from the strategy; comparative law techniques; using international law materials; using historical materials/methods; conceptualising and researching the law in action; narratives, interviews, case-studies and other 'selective' forms of analysis; quantitative research methods - common pitfalls; quantitative research methods - forms of presentation and analysis; current problems in research & presentation; current problems II; and overview and review.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week

Assessment

class participation (30%) and preparation of an approved foundation chapter (70%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

LAWS6077

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