LAW INTERNSHIP B

LAW5INB

2020

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 StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Successful completion of the first year subjects (120cp) of the Juris Doctor (LMJD) and approval from Law School Director of the Postgraduate (Coursework) Programs

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Reflective journal writing

02. Demonstrated application of legal research 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

03. Develop a research topic linked to their placement experience, identify, and apply appropriate research techniques for answering it

Activities:
Creative collaboration with academic and clinical supervisors

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

Activities:
Research and compose a substantial piece of academic legal writing

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Week 09-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

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.
"the duration of the placement can range between 10-15 days."

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (300 Words each) - total 900 words Oral Presentation (600 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking40 01, 02, 03
Research proposal and essay (5000 words)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 02, 04
Satisfactory completion of practicumHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

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.
"the duration of the placement can range between 10-15 days."

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (300 Words each) - total 900 words Oral Presentation (600 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking40 01, 02, 03
Research proposal and essay (5000 words)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 02, 04
Satisfactory completion of practicumHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 45-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

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.
"the duration of the placement can range between 10-15 days."

Seminar Week: 45
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (300 Words each) - total 900 words Oral Presentation (600 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking40 01, 02, 03
Research proposal and essay (5000 words)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 02, 04
Satisfactory completion of practicumHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 23-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Practical Week: 23 - 31
One 210.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 23 - 31
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four Reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (300 Words each) - total 900 words Oral Presentation (600 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking40 01, 02, 03
Research proposal and essay (5000 words)Research essay topic must be approved by subject coordinator60 02, 04
Satisfactory completion of practicumHurdle requirement :students must demonstrate that they have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.