Structure & Subjects
The Doctor of Legal Science (Research) program has two components, as follows:
Coursework (6 subjects)
Students must choose six subjects from the list of postgraduate law electives.
Students must complete a major dissertation (of approximately 50,000 words which represents an original contribution to the knowledge and understanding of an aspect of law and which demonstrates a capacity for independent research. The Faculty must approve the topic and appropriate supervision must be available.
To fulfil your student visa requirements, you will need to enrol in a minimum of 30 credit points per semester. However, you may enrol in 40 credit points per semester (with your Program Advisor’s authorisation), which will reduce the time to complete your program.
You have the option of undertaking either 30 or 40 credit points per semester.
Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.