Open University

Open University

The Law Dissertation (W800)

The law dissertation is the final element of the course. It is designed to support students in developing and completing a research project based on a topic drawn from study of the individual LLM modules. Students learn how to identify a research topic, about the complexities of research, how to conduct a literature review and how to develop research questions. The course will consider the uses and applications of information and data, research methods, deductive and inductive research, how to analyse information to draw valid conclusions and how to write up a research proposal.

Course modules


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 - 12 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2017 - 12 months

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Distance Learning

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