Legal Research (Bachelor Thesis)—more colloquially, Skripsi—is the final component of assessment for all students of the Faculty of Law. The degree S.H. or LL.B. shall only be bestowed to a student who has completed a supervised Legal Research and successfully defended it before a board of examiners. A Legal Research (Bachelor Thesis) is the written result of a supervised study on an original topic of law, consists of approximately 20,000(twenty thousand) words or at the minimum 75 (seventy-five) pages long. It will be written following a research method and based on juridical and/or empirical study.
A student will be assigned a Legal Research Supervisor, to whom he or she will first submit a Legal Research Proposal of approximately 2500 words. The Supervisor will examine the Proposal and upon his approval, the student may commence work on the topic as approved in the Proposal.
To be able to take Legal Research (HKUI1471) course, a student shall have accomplished these following courses
- Introduction to Law (HKUI1111);
- Introduction to Indonesian Law (HKUI1112);
- Research Methodology(HKUI1126);
- Legal Writing (HKUI1356); and
- Three concentration courses in the related Department.
Upon fulfillment of all requirements above:
- Student submits the designated application form. The following documents must be attached;
- An official Transcript of Academic Records.
- Three headings for the proposed topic(s), each topic shall ideally be accompanied by a 500-word Outline.
- A Legal Research Outline has the same components as a Legal Research Proposal, except the contents under each component are briefer.
- Documents are submitted to the relevant department, the Head of Department of which shall then appoint for the student a Legal Research Supervisor. Below are the list of email addresses of Department in Faculty of Law;
- Department of Business Law: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Department of Criminal Law: email@example.com
- Department of Constitutional Law: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Department of International Law: email@example.com
- After submitting your application form together with the supported documents, a student shall be actively consult to the relevant Department.
- After a student has accomplished the Legal Research including the defense, the Study program (IUP) will conduct the assessment in the yudisium process.