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 College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline 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 Parliamentary Law On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Parliamentary Law 18/5/2020 9/7/2020 25/9/2020 31/1/2021

* 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).

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Band Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $3,458.00 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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