LLH473 Independent Research Project

Unit synopsis

Advanced research, writing, analytical and legal reasoning skills are essential to legal professionals for the purposes of the preparation of legal advice, opinions and arguments, proposals for law reform, reference and policy documents, teaching materials, and scholarly publications. The unit should be studied at the end of the degree, as it serves as a foundation for you to enhance your academic research experience and skills prior to post-graduate study or entry into the legal profession. It is recommended that you undertake LLB348 Legal Research Methodologies prior to this unit.

Faculty
Faculty of Law
School/Discipline
Law School
Study area
Law and justice
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Semester 1, 2019 25 February 2019 - 21 June 2019
  • Gardens Point
  • Gardens Point (External)
Semester 2, 2019 22 July 2019 - 15 November 2019
  • Gardens Point
  • Gardens Point (External)
Summer, 2019 (Block) 18 November 2019 - 21 February 2020
  • Gardens Point
Summer, 2019 18 November 2019 - 21 February 2020
  • Gardens Point (External)

Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2019: $1,369
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2019: $2,640
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2019: $3,624

Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Previous study requirements

Prerequisites
LLH401. LLH401 can be studied in the same teaching period as LLH473

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

Unit outlines