Research Thesis Enrolment Form (UG/JD) | Law

Research Thesis Enrolment Form (UG/JD)

This form is to be completed by students wishing to complete a Research Thesis as an elective towards their Bachelor of Law or JD degree.

Students should read the Research Thesis Information Sheet before considering enrolment in a Research Thesis. There are specific requirements that need to be met. 

Please note the following:

  • It is your responsibility to finalise the research thesis outline and find a supervisor for the Research Thesis;
  • An outline must be provided to your proposed supervisor and he or she must confirm that this has been considered and they are willing to supervise you (this approval must be uploaded with your applicaiton);
  • Research Thesis worth 6uoc requires a 2nd supervisor. Your Research Thesis supervisor can advise you who this will be.
  • The Research Thesis must be submitted via Turnitin on Moodle as well as a hard copy via Law Student Services if requested by your supervisor ;

Enrolment in the Research Thesis is by school consent only (processed manually by Law Student Services). Students cannot enrol via myUNSW. This form is to be completed and submitted by Friday of Week 1 of the term you wish to be enrolled in.

DO NOT include the "z" before your student number.
Correspondence is sent to your UNSW email account ( It is your responsibility to check your UNSW email account on a regular basis.
Please list Semester and Year.
Please attach a 1 page outline for your Research Thesis in a PDF file.
A Secondary Supervisor is required if neither the Primary Supervisor or Second Marker (if needed) is a permanent member of staff.
You must attach the approval from the lecturer who has confirmed and approved that they are happy to supervise your Thesis. We require something in writing from the supervisor ( an email will suffice).
By completing and submitting this form, I consent to the personal information contained in this form being used by UNSW Law for the purpose of assessing my application for enrolment in a research thesis. I understand that the provision of this information is voluntary but that my request for enrolment in a research thesis cannot be assessed if I do not provide this information. I understand that my personal information will be held by UNSW Law and that I can submit a request for access to or amendment of any of my personal information held by UNSW Law. At the conclusion of the process, the personal information submitted will be removed from the system in accordance with UNSW Policy. For more information on how UNSW manages your personal information, please visit the UNSW Privacy website: