This course is designed for students undertaking a Master of Laws in International Security Law and consists of a supervised research project in an area of international security law not previously studied in their program. The research project is designed to build upon previous foundational courses and allow students to explore the new and developing field of international security law under the supervision of a member of staff.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:By the conclusion of this course, it is intended that students who have successfully completed all of the course requirements will be able to:
- Apply advanced specialised knowledge and research skills to undertake an in-depth, critical analysis with respect to a discrete issue in international security law;
- identify, analyse and reflect on a complex body of knowledge in the area of international security law;
- Critically reflect upon and synthesise complex information, issues, concepts and theories as they apply in the area of law relevant to the topic chosen; and
- Apply advanced knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a researcher.
Other InformationStudents are to refer to the ISL Research Unit Guidelines located in the LLM program site on Wattle.
Students must consult the Stream Convener to choose an appropriate topic and identify a suitable supervisor, which must be approved by the Stream Convenor and LLM Program Director.
Indicative AssessmentCompletion of a 12,000-16,000 word research paper. Students must refer to the ISL Research Unit Guidelines.
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It is expected that a student would need to spend approximately 20 hours a week on this project or equivalent time over the period. There are no formal classes.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the ANU Law School to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
There are no prescribed texts for this course.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 12 units
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2714||22 Feb 2021||01 Mar 2021||31 Mar 2021||28 May 2021||In Person||N/A|