Students starting the LLB(Hons) degree in or after 2021, are required to complete a research capstone by writing a substantial research essay (or equivalent) as part of their degree. This requirement may be satisfied by completing LAWS4300 Supervised Research Paper or LAWS4700 Law Capstone Project or a research essay (or equivalent) of at least 4000 words in one of the approved research capstone courses listed below.
The research capstone requirement allows students to refine their legal research and writing skills, both of which are fundamentally important for any law graduate.
- LAWS4010 Jessup Moot
- LAWS4213 Contemporary Issues in Constitutional Law
- LAWS4220 Human Rights Law in Australia
- LAWS4230 Law Internship
- LAWS4231 Law and Art: Representation and Critique (if the optional 4000 word research essay is completed)
- LAWS4254 Restitution (if the optional 4000 word research essay is completed)
- LAWS4256 Law and Sexualities
- LAWS4258 International Organisations (Geneva)
- LAWS4262 Advanced Administrative Law
- LAWS4286 Literature, Law and Human Rights (if the optional 4000 word research essay is completed)
- LAWS4218 Feminist and Critical Legal Theory
- LAWS4290 High Court of Australia
- LAWS4315 Law and Development in the Contemporary South Pacific