LAWS430-12W (C) Whole Year 2012

Honours Dissertation

0.2500 EFTS
20 Feb 2012 - 11 Nov 2012


Honours Dissertation

The objectives for the course are for students to be able to demonstrate that they can:
•  Write a 1,200 word research proposal on a legal topic; and
•  Orally present and defend a research proposal; and
•  Write a 12,000 word (excluding referencing footnotes) dissertation on a legal topic to the highest Honours level.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.


LAWS451, LAWS501

Course Coordinator

Lynne Taylor


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Draft Honours Dissertation 23 Nov 2012
Final Honours Dissertation 14 Dec 2012 100% Final Honours Dissertation

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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,566.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Law.

All LAWS430 Occurrences

  • LAWS430-12W (C) Whole Year 2012