2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
2h class + 1h seminar per week
2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week
This unit will require students to demonstrate advanced abilities to:
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the application and devising of advanced legal research methodologies to locate a variety of print and electronic legal resources.
GLO1, GLO3, GLO4, GLO6
Critically evaluate and synthesise legal sources, and identify issues that are suitable for research at an advanced level.
Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the social, political and theoretical contexts in which these issues are relevant, through a critical evaluation and synthesis of various methodological, jurisprudential, theoretical, or other approaches to legal research.
Devise an advanced research strategy, including a research project plan based on the above.
GLO1, GLO2, GLO3, GLO4, GLO5, GLO6
Demonstrate advanced legal communication and writing skills, including the application of legal academic conventions such as the Australian Guide to Legal Citation, 3rd ed. (AGLC-3).
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
GLO key: GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities, GLO2: CommunicationGLO3: Digital literacy, GLO4: Critical thinking, GLO5: Problem solving, GLO6: Self-management, GLO7: Teamwork, GLO8: Global Citizenship
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MLM705 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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