LW5552 - Independent Research

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester

LW5622 (this requirement applies to JD students only)

Equivalent Course(s)
LW5551 or LW6551E
Exclusive Courses:
LW6537E or LW6537C or LW6137E or LW6137C (Students who have completed or are taking any of these Dissertation courses are not allowed to take LW5552.)
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 (i) to develop students’ ability to identify a suitable topic and carry out independent research under the supervision of an experienced staff, (ii) to give students the freedom and flexibility to develop expertise in a subject area of his/her interest, and (iii) to harness various skills of students to write a publishable paper.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


Useful Links

School of Law

Additional Information

This course is restricted to students admitted to the Juris Doctor Programme in 2013-14 or in subsequent years.