LAWS5697 Research Paper III Part 2
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
|Semester 2||UWA (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_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
- 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.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
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