School Of Law

International Governance DissertationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200904.1

Discipline: LAW

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Completed a law degree (Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor) or equivalent in any jurisdiction.

200901 Legal Philosophy and Methodology

200902 International Corporate Governance AND 200903 Global Governance and Sustainability

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 2824 Master of Laws, 2784 Master of Laws (International Governance) or 2810 Master of Laws (International Governance).

About this Unit
This unit comprises the preparation of a research dissertation, of between 6,000 to 8,000 words, on a novel and/or in-depth study related to International Governance. The unit provides an opportunity for Master of Laws students to further develop and refine their legal research and writing skills and to explore and analyse a legal topic of international governance. It also requires the student to undertake a literature review, submission of a research proposal, upon acceptance of which the dissertation is written under supervision. The dissertation should be of sufficient quality for acceptance for publication in the online Journal of International Governance, hosted by WSU School of Law.

2824.1Master of LawsCURRENT


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