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Socio-Legal Studies Thesis Part 1 (SOLS40002)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelHonours
Subject codeSOLS40002
Semester 1
Semester 2
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Students undertaking the Socio-Legal Studies Thesis should demonstrate a clear understanding of a specific field of study at an advanced level. They should demonstrate clear thinking and an ability to integrate theory and method in a logical manner. The student must be able to work in a concentrated way over an extended period and must present their research in a scholarly fashion.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should:

  • understand the process of research, including compliance with any ethical requirement of the university concerning research;
  • have a comprehensive understanding of the socio-legal literature relevant to their research; and
  • present a scholarly thesis.

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should:

  • possess the ability to evaluate and synthesise the research and professional literature in the specialist area;
  • have an advanced understanding of the relevant knowledge base in the specialist area; and
  • possess well-developed problem-solving skills.

Last updated: 9 November 2018