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Unit of Study LAW00524 - Independent Legal Research (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate advanced cognitive and creative skills in identifying, adapting and developing solutions to legal problems
2 undertake a research project that demonstrates a coherent understanding and appropriate application of research principles and methods
3 apply research methodologies and knowledge to arrive at a new understanding in relation to specific legal issues
4 present the results of legal research in an appropriate scholarly written form.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate advanced cognitive and creative skills in identifying, adapting and developing solutions to legal problems
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. undertake a research project that demonstrates a coherent understanding and appropriate application of research principles and methods
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. apply research methodologies and knowledge to arrive at a new understanding in relation to specific legal issues
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. present the results of legal research in an appropriate scholarly written form.
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.