LAW INTERNSHIP B

LAW4INB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is created for students who are undertaking a volunteer placement in a law or law related field in Australia or overseas. The subject complements LAW4INT which has a limited placement duration of 10 to 15 days. This subject is designed to accommodate placements of a duration of 3 weeks or 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.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesParticipation in practicum requiring active engagement in the production of legal policy/research materials and/or the delivery of legal case work, reflective journal writing

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LAW1LIM and completed 60credit points of LAW level 1 subjects and 60 credit points of level 2 subjects and enrolment in subject is by application

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents cannot enrol in any of these placement subjects without securing a placement, and written approval from the Subject Coordinator or Experiential Learning Team.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required112.5 – 225 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsHosts complete an evaluation on professional behaviours. Other additional requirements will depend on the host organisation but may include a Working with Children’s Check, Police Check, selection interview, host organisation agreements, host inductions.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate a reflective approach to learning by engaging with real world legal issues in a clinical context
02. Demonstrated application of legal research and oral and written communication skills to legal issues encountered during the practicum
03. Develop a research topic linked to their placement experience, identify, and apply appropriate research techniques for answering it.
04. Apply written communication skills in the research and analysis of legal issues arising from the students practicum participation
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

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 46 - 7
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 25 - 28
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 42
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 42
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentation Reflective journals : (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent) Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Satisfactory Completion of Placement Hurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 46 - 7
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 25 - 28
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 42
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 42
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentation Reflective journals : (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent) Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Satisfactory Completion of Placement Hurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 46 - 7
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 25 - 28
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 42
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 42
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentation Reflective journals : (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent) Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Satisfactory Completion of Placement Hurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 46 - 7
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 25 - 28
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 42
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 42
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentation Reflective journals : (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent) Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Satisfactory Completion of Placement Hurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 46 - 7
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 25 - 28
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 42
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 42
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentation Reflective journals : (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent) Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Satisfactory Completion of Placement Hurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 46 - 7
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 25 - 28
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 42
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 42
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentation Reflective journals : (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent) Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Satisfactory Completion of Placement Hurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 46 - 7
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 25 - 28
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 42
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 42
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentation Reflective journals : (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent) Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Satisfactory Completion of Placement Hurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 46 - 7
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 25 - 28
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 42
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 210.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 42
One 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentation Reflective journals : (300 Words each) = total 900 words Oral Presentation (400 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research Essay and proposal (3200 word equivalent) Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Satisfactory Completion of Placement Hurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4