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Advanced Research Skills
This is the preliminary honours course that must be taken as a prerequisite to LAWS420 Honours Research Paper. It involves a series of skills seminars delivered by academic and library staff. Assessment is linked to research tasks that will prepare the student for the LAWS420 course.
At the completion of the course, students should be able to: Choose a research topic; Describe a research question and a research methodology; Demonstrate the ability to search for research resources; and Evaluate a research process.
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.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department
Students must attend one activity from each section.
The assessment may consist of four items of: a research topic, a research proposal, a research report and an oral presentation. All pieces of assessment must be passed to an appropriate honours standard in order to pass the course.The assessment will be confirmed in the first week of lectures.
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Domestic fee $641.00
International Postgraduate fees
* 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.