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LAWS498 Research and Writing

A programme of research and writing undertaken in conjunction with other 300- and 400-level LAWS papers, to be completed in compliance with conditions prescribed by the Dean of Law.

Research and communication skills are a key part of the Otago graduate profile. They are essential skills for any law graduate. LAWS 498 Research and Writing requires the submission of five pieces of research written in conjunction with 300- and 400-level Law papers taken across the degree.

LAWS 498 enrolment indicates the student is completing the five pieces of research and writing required within the Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degrees.

Paper title Research and Writing
Paper code LAWS498
Subject Law
EFTS 0.0000
Points 0 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2017 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Teaching staff
Faculty of Law academic staff support this programme across the LLB and LLB(Hons) degrees.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Textbooks
The Law Faculty provides all course materials required.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
In this paper students will develop
  • Legal research and writing skills
  • The skills to find and assess information
  • Written communication skills

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

A programme of research and writing undertaken in conjunction with other 300- and 400-level LAWS papers, to be completed in compliance with conditions prescribed by the Dean of Law.

Research and communication skills are a key part of the Otago graduate profile. They are essential skills for any law graduate. LAWS 498 Research and Writing requires the submission of five pieces of research written in conjunction with 300- and 400-level Law papers taken across the degree.

LAWS 498 enrolment indicates the student is completing the five pieces of research and writing required within the Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degrees.

Paper title Research and Writing
Paper code LAWS498
Subject Law
EFTS 0.0000
Points 0 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester, Summer School
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Faculty of Law academic staff support this programme across the LLB and LLB(Hons) degrees.
Textbooks
The Law Faculty provides all course materials required.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
In this paper students will develop
  • Legal research and writing skills
  • The skills to find and assess information
  • Written communication skills

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Summer School

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard