| Learning Outcomes (LO)
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
demonstrate a broad and coherent understanding of the law generally; and a sophisticated understanding and mastery of the legislation, case law and policy arguments relating to the complexities within a specific area of law;
use highly-developed cognitive and creative skills to identify a research topic and question; review, analyse, consolidate, justify and synthesise knowledge;
apply a range of methods and technologies to critically analyse and evaluate information;
demonstrate an advanced ability to conceive, plan and implement a program of legal research accessing both domestic and international sources, and exhibiting an ability to employ highly-developed legal research techniques; and
demonstrate a sophisticated and masterful ability to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas and formulate, through refinement and reflection, a defensible thesis which applies legal research and legal reasoning, together with evidence of novel or independent thought.