General Course Information
1.1 Course details
|Course name:||Research Seminar|
|Programme offered under:||Research Programme|
1.2 Course description
This course will focus on how to raise research questions, how to amass data, how to make a plausible argument, and how to get papers published. It introduces the major research methods such as doctrinal analysis, law and anthropology, socio-legal studies, law and economics, law and literature, quantitative analysis, etc
1.3 Course teachers
|Course convenor||Xin Heemail@example.com||CCT 608||By email|
2.1 Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) for this course
CLO 1 Raise a plausible research question.
CLO 2 Identify the gap in the existing literature.
CLO 3 Use appropriate methods in making an argument.
CLO 4 Find relevant data for the analysis.
3.1 Assessment Summary
|Assessment task||Due date||Weightings||Feedback method||Course learning outcomes|
|Research question & thesis statement||21 Oct 2022||20%||1, 2, 3, 4|
|A “Foundation chapter”||Foundation chapter due: 16 Nov 2022
Final core paper due: 25 Dec 2022
|50%||1, 2, 3, 4|
|A critical analysis another student’s foundation chapter||18 Nov 2022||10%||1, 2, 3, 4|
|Presentation||TBC||20%||1, 2, 3, 4|
3.2 Assessment Detail
To be advised by course convenor.
3.3 Grading Criteria
Students will be assessed on a pass/fail basis.
|Reading materials:||Reading materials are posted on Moodle|
|Core reading list:||TBA|
|Recommended reading list:||TBA|