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Unit of Study LAW10181 - Legal Research: Context, Perspective and Method (2019)

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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 be able to justify and interpret theoretical propositions and conduct scholarly legal research.
2 demonstrate an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making and an ability to recognise, reflect upon, and respond to ethical issues in a research context.
3 communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for scholarly audiences.
4 capacity to apply an understanding of Australian Indigenous, cultural, social, political, environmental and gender issues to all aspects of legal scholarship.
5 plan, develop and deliver an effective project presentation.
6 develop a comprehensive research proposal.

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

  1. be able to justify and interpret theoretical propositions and conduct scholarly legal research.
    • GA1:
  2. demonstrate an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making and an ability to recognise, reflect upon, and respond to ethical issues in a research context.
    • GA3:
  3. communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for scholarly audiences.
    • GA6:
  4. capacity to apply an understanding of Australian Indigenous, cultural, social, political, environmental and gender issues to all aspects of legal scholarship.
    • GA7:
  5. plan, develop and deliver an effective project presentation.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  6. develop a comprehensive research proposal.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:

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