Perform new course search

Search Filter

Masters of Laws Dissertation (6642.4)

Level: Masters Level
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School


    Unit Outlines

    To view your Unit Outline, click View to log in to MyUC and access this information, or visit your unit's online teaching site.

    • Semester 2, 2018, RESEARCH, BRUCE (179474) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, RESEARCH, BRUCE (178194) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, RESEARCH, BRUCE (167645) - View

    If a link to your Unit Outline is not displayed, please check back later. Unit Outlines are generally published by Week One of the relevant teaching period.


    A candidate will be required to conduct research on an approved topic. This six credit point unit will require completion of a dissertation of between 10,000 and 12,000 words in length.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an ability to define and develop a legal research topic in depth;

    2. State a thesis and build and support a sustained argument throughout a significant piece of legal scholarship;

    3. Demonstrate ability to research and analyse legal bibliography and literature; and

    4. Demonstrate an ability to follow a legal style guide; write with fluency, clarity and precision.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.


    Entry requirements to the Masters Program.

    Print this page
    Why choose UC

    Perform new course search

    Search Filter

    Frequently Asked Questions