LW6409A - Dissertation

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
Two semesters
Subject to the approval of the Programme Director/Associate Programme Director, students are required to pass the following core courses AND obtain a minimum CGPA of 2.00 before taking LW6409A Dissertation:
1) LW5400 (except for students who have been granted exemption)
2) LW6401
3) LW6405
4) LW6406 (previously titled as “Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution”)
Exclusive Courses:
LW6409B Advanced Award Writing
(Students are requiried to take either LW6409A Dissertation or LW6409B Advanced Award Writing, subject to fulfillment of the respective prerequisites.)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19, Semester B 2018/19, Summer 2019

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to develop the students’ (1) sense of curiosity to knowledge; (2) critical thinking skills to assess ideas; and (3) ability to demonstrate original discovery/innovation/creativity in applying their knowledge and skills in their independent research.  Students will develop expertise in a chosen subject area through the application of theory and techniques provided by the programme. In undertaking independent research and producing an academic dissertation, students will demonstrate their intellectual capacity in producing a significant piece of academic writing, understanding of the chosen subject matter, and the ability and skills necessary in managing and presenting the dissertation in a precise and coherent manner.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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