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LAW7000 - Minor thesis

24 points, SCA Band 3, 0.500 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Law

Leader: Associate Professor Ann Monotti / Associate Professor John Duns


Clayton Research semester 1 2007 (Day)
Clayton Research semester 1 2007 (Off-campus)


The subject is taken by completing either a 15,000 or 30,000 word (maxium) thesis under appropriate supervision. The topic is designed by the candidate in conjunction with a staff member and approved by the Postgraduate Studies Committee.


The minor thesis allows candidates:

  1. to explore in depth a particular legal issue and to acquire and demonstrate a knowledge of the broader legal and policy framework within which these issues can be discussed; and
  2. to develop and demonstrate research, analytical and writing skills, in order to demonstrate a depth of legal scholarship.


The thesis will be assessed by an examiner under the Faculty regulations