Postgraduate Course: Dissertation LLM Corporate Law (LAWS11282)
|School||School of Law
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||An independent piece of research and analysis of up to 10,000 words on an approved topic in the field of corporate law. The dissertation is an extended piece of scholarship in which a student is expected to formulate and sustain a substantive piece of research. The student is expected to engage critically and analytically with the literature in the field, building upon relevant concepts and theory covered in the taught element of the degree and deploying a range of primary and secondary sources, comparative and bibliographic skills. Each student will be allocated a research supervisor in the second semester.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 2,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 15,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||10,000 word dissertation
|No Exam Information
| - Competence in advanced legal research, analysis and reasoning.
- A comprehensive grasp of the relevant literature and an ability to engage in critical analysis at a high level.
- Ability to engage critically and analytically with the literature in the field of their specialist interest.
- Ability to employ relevant legal, scientific and social science concepts, theories and methods in formulating a thesis.
- Ability to manage the conduct, presentation, and timing of an independent research project, employing appropriate analytical, comparative and bibliographic skills.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Richard Jones
Tel: (0131 6)50 2032
|Course secretary||Mr David Morris
Tel: (0131 6)50 2010