2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Graduate Entry) | 2017

This information is for students commencing their course in 2017. Students follow the rules and requirements for the year they commenced their course. Please refer to the Archives link in the menu for years prior to 2017.

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Bachelor of Laws (Honours)



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1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

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Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts

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This program consists entirely of an end-on Honours year for students who have graduated from a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree. The Laws Honours program enables students to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the LLB degree in the context of a major legal research project.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Graduate Entry) will be able to:

  1. Independently plan and execute a research-based project or piece of scholarship that demonstrates in-depth understanding and critical analysis of areas in Law;
  2. Demonstrate advanced theoretical knowledge and critically reflect on, synthesise and evaluate information, problems, concepts and theories;
  3. Communicate a coherent and sustained argument, explaining and disseminating research results and conclusions;
  4. Apply an advanced knowledge of research, research integrity, ethics and the rights and safety of others, to independently plan and execute a substantial piece of research.

Course Structure

Students who enrol in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Graduate Entry) must complete the subjects LLB 400 Legal Research Methodology and LLB 401 Legal Research Thesis (24 credit points).

The Honours grade will be calculated in accordance with Method 1 in the University's General Course Rules, i.e. based entirely on performance in 400-level subjects.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
LLB 400Legal Research Methodology8Autumn
LLB 401Legal Research Thesis16Not offered in this year

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: lha-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 1 November, 2016