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LS5904: MASTER OF LAW DISSERTATION (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

Between May and mid-August students prepare a 10,000 word dissertation on a topic of their choice related to their specialist LLM programme. Students are instructed through the delivery of a preparatory lecture, two supervisory meetings and a two hour dissertation planning workshop in a small group setting. Students are expected to spend considerable time on independent research throughout the course of the dissertation module, including; preparation of dissertation plan, amendment of plan in accordance with supervisory comments, preparation for the dissertation workshop, and, of course, in the final 10,000 word dissertation itself.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Andrew Simpson

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • LS Law (LS) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • Llm In Energy And Environmental Law With Professional Skills (Studied)
  • Master Of Laws In Energy Law With Professional Skills (Studied)
  • Llm in International Commercial Law with Professional Skills (Studied)
  • Llm International Trade Law & Treaty Negotiation W/ Prof Skills (Sept) (Studied)
  • Diploma in Professional Legal Practice (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will be instructed through the delivery of a preparatory lecture, at least two supervisory meetings and a two hour dissertation planning workshop in a small group setting. Students will also be expected to spend considerable time on independent research throughout the course of the dissertation module (including preparation of dissertation plan, amendment of plan inline with supervisory comments, preparation for the dissertation workshop, and, of course, in the final 10000 word dissertation itself).

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Llm In Business Law And Sustainable Development (September Start)
  • Llm In Energy & Environmental Law With Dissertation (September Start)
  • Llm In Energy And Environmental Law With Professional Skills
  • Llm In Intellectual Property Law With Professional Skills (Sept Start)
  • Llm International Trade Law & Treaty Negotiation W/ Prof Skills (Sept)
  • Master Of Laws In Energy Law With Dissertation (September Start)
  • Master Of Laws In Energy Law With Professional Skills
  • Master Of Laws In Intellectual Property Law (September Start)
  • Master Of Laws In International Trade Law (September Start)
  • Master of Laws (Criminal Justice and Human Rights)
  • Master of Laws (Criminal Justice)
  • Master of Laws (General Law)
  • Master of Laws (International Law)
  • Master of Laws in Energy Law
  • Master of Laws in Energy and Environmental Law (September Start)
  • Master of Laws in Human Rights
  • Master of Laws in Human Rights and Criminal Justice
  • Master of Laws in International Commercial Law with Dissertation
  • Master of Laws in International Law and International Relations
  • Master of Laws in International Law and Strategic Studies
  • Master of Laws in Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation
  • Master of Laws in Oil and Gas Law with Professional Skills
  • Master of Laws in Private International Law
  • Master of Laws in Public International Law

Contact Teaching Time

7 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 28 - 30

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1 x 10000 word Masters Dissertation (worth 100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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