LAWS5697 Research Paper III Part 2

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit is taken over two semesters and parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. Students can commence the unit in either semester 1 or semester 2. The unit provides the opportunity for students to undertake a research project of their choice in their postgraduate course. The research project must be supervised by an approved expert in the subject area concerned.
Students are able to (1) formulate an appropriate research topic; (2) conduct relevant research into the topic; (3) synthesise the research; and (4) write a dissertation on the approved topic.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: research paper 17,000 words. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Melanie O'Brien
Unit rules
Students may only take this unit if they have completed LAWS5696 Research Paper III Part 1 in the previous semster.
Contact hours
This research unit involves unstructured contact with a supervisor throughout the semester.
Unit Outline
Semester 1-2020 [SEM-1-2020]
Enrolment in this unit depends on the availability of an appropriate supervisor. Students can enrol in this unit in either Semester 1 or Semester 2, but must have completed LAWS5696 Research Paper Part 1 in the immediately preceding semester. These are a Research Paper units taken over two semesters, to produce one 17,000-word research paper.
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