LAW INTERNSHIP B

LAW4INB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is created for students who have found their own volunteer placement in a law or law related field and who wish to complete an academic task related to their placement to gain academic credit.The subject complements LAW4INT which has a limited placement duration of 10 to 15 days. This subject is designed to accommodate placements of a longer duration such as 6 weeks and longer.The student is required to complete the placement satisfactorily and to complete an academic task which is normally an essay based on a topic or theme arising

from the placement. This essay will require the student to critically reflect on their experience and thoroughly research and analyse the issue they have chosen.





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SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBen Walsh

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted to a Bachelor of Laws undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Laws double degree or LVLGE offered by the School of Law and completed 120 credit points. Enrolment in this subject is by application only.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Admission to this subject is by application only.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate a reflective approach to learning by engaging with real world legal issues in a clinical context

Activities:
Participation in practicum requiring active engagement in the production of legal policy/research materials and/or the delivery of legal case work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Demonstrated application of legal research and oral and written communication skills to legal issues encountered during the practicum

Activities:
Participation in practicum requiring active engagement in the production of legal policy/research materials and/or the delivery of legal case work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Formulate a research topic about a real world legal issue

Activities:
Creative collaboration with academic and clinical supervisors
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

04. Apply written communication skills in the research and analysis of legal issues arising from the student#s practicum participation

Activities:
Research and compose a substantial piece of academic legal writing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Apply critical thinking skills in the composition of a piece of legal writing to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of a real world legal issue experienced during the practicum

Activities:
Research and compose a substantial piece of academic legal writing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Walsh

Class requirements

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 4,500 words100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle is required to demonstrate student has conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Walsh

Class requirements

Practical Week: 27 - 28
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 4,500 words100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle is required to demonstrate student has conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Walsh

Class requirements

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 4,500 words100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle is required to demonstrate student has conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Walsh

Class requirements

Practical Week: 45
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 4,500 words100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle is required to demonstrate student has conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host. 01, 02, 03, 04