Courses & Units

Research Thesis A LAW703



This unit is for students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Parliamentary Law and Practice.


Students undertake independent research on an approved subject, supervised throughout the semester by a staff member from the Law School or School of Social Science as appropriate. The results of the research are reported in a thesis of 8,000 words.


Unit name Research Thesis A
Unit code LAW703
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Law
School of Law
Discipline School of Law
Teaching staff

Supervisor from the Law School or School of Social Science, as appropriate

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic


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Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2016 23/3/2016 11/4/2016 27/5/2016
Semester 2 11/7/2016 10/8/2016 29/8/2016 14/10/2016

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $1,564.00 2016: $3,046.00 091199

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  • Pre-requisites: Admission to L5C Graduate Certificate in Parliamentary Law and Practice.


Teaching Pattern

Supervised research


8,000-word thesis

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