CRIMINOLOGY INTERNSHIP

LCR3INT

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline


This subject allows students to participate in a placement at an organisation undertaking work in the criminal justice system, such as a corrections, court, government department, or agency, or not for profit organisation, while concurrently undertaking academic study. Students may apply for placement opportunities organised by the Law School or apply on the basis of a self-organised placement. Self-organised placements must be approved by the Coordinator, must be unpaid and not in an organisation where the student has worked or is currently working.





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SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted Into: LBCR;LBCRB;LZCYP;LZCPYB;LZCRL;LZCRLB AND Complete 240 credit points AND admission to this subject is by application only

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate a developed knowledge of the work and management practices of agencies, institutions and organisations in the criminal justice system, and of the process of policy-making, and implementation.

Activities:
Participation Observation Research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

02. Reflect, in a sensitive and informed manner, on work and management issues involved in professional practice and policy making, including ethical issues in the criminal justice system.

Activities:
Reflective journal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

03. Recognise, and articulate in an informed manner, issues relating to the maintenance of fairness and justice in the administration of the criminal justice system, its institutions and agencies, and related organisations.

Activities:
Reflective journal and research essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

04. Communicate clearly, in writing and orally, on matters relating to work and management practices agencies, institutions and organisations in the criminal justice system, and the maintenance of fairness and justice in the system.

Activities:
Class participation (oral), oral presentation (Oral) and legal research essay (written)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 23-31, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

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

Placement - Off Site Week: 23 - 31
Twelve 7.5 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervised Research Week: 23 - 31
One 2.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class participation activity (1200 words)Students will be informed of the criteria for class participation in subject materials.15 01, 04
Four reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (400 Words each) - total 1200 words Oral Presentation (700 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 04
Research essay (2000 words) Students will be required to develop a research question from a set topic area that is linked to their placement experience.45 02, 03, 04
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle requirement: student must demonstrate that have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Bendigo, 2020, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 09 - 26
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 09 - 26
Twelve 7.5 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervised Research Week: 09 - 26
One 2.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class participation activity (1200 words)Students will be informed of the criteria for class participation in subject materials.15 01, 04
Four reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (400 Words each) - total 1200 words Oral Presentation (700 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 04
Research essay (2000 words) Students will be required to develop a research question from a set topic area that is linked to their placement experience.45 02, 03, 04
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle requirement: student must demonstrate that have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Bendigo, 2020, Week 45-14, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

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

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
Twelve 7.5 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervised Research Week: 45
One 2.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class participation activity (1200 words)Students will be informed of the criteria for class participation in subject materials.15 01, 04
Four reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (400 Words each) - total 1200 words Oral Presentation (700 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 04
Research essay (2000 words) Students will be required to develop a research question from a set topic area that is linked to their placement experience.45 02, 03, 04
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle requirement: student must demonstrate that have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Bendigo, 2020, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 30 - 44
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 44
Twelve 7.5 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervised Research Week: 30 - 44
One 2.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class participation activity (1200 words)Students will be informed of the criteria for class participation in subject materials.15 01, 04
Four reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (400 Words each) - total 1200 words Oral Presentation (700 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 04
Research essay (2000 words) Students will be required to develop a research question from a set topic area that is linked to their placement experience.45 02, 03, 04
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle requirement: student must demonstrate that have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 23-31, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 23 - 28
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 28 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 23 - 31
Twelve 7.5 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervised Research Week: 23 - 31
One 2.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class participation activity (1200 words)Students will be informed of the criteria for class participation in subject materials.15 01, 04
Four reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (400 Words each) - total 1200 words Oral Presentation (700 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 04
Research essay (2000 words) Students will be required to develop a research question from a set topic area that is linked to their placement experience.45 02, 03, 04
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle requirement: student must demonstrate that have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 30 - 44
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 44
Twelve 7.5 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervised Research Week: 30 - 44
One 2.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class participation activity (1200 words)Students will be informed of the criteria for class participation in subject materials.15 01, 04
Four reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (400 Words each) - total 1200 words Oral Presentation (700 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 04
Research essay (2000 words) Students will be required to develop a research question from a set topic area that is linked to their placement experience.45 02, 03, 04
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle requirement: student must demonstrate that have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 09 - 26
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 09 - 26
Twelve 7.5 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervised Research Week: 09 - 26
One 2.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class participation activity (1200 words)Students will be informed of the criteria for class participation in subject materials.15 01, 04
Four reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (400 Words each) - total 1200 words Oral Presentation (700 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 04
Research essay (2000 words) Students will be required to develop a research question from a set topic area that is linked to their placement experience.45 02, 03, 04
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle requirement: student must demonstrate that have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 45-14, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSue Marshall

Class requirements

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

Placement - Off Site Week: 45
Twelve 7.5 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervised Research Week: 45
One 2.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class participation activity (1200 words)Students will be informed of the criteria for class participation in subject materials.15 01, 04
Four reflective thinking elements a. 3 reflective journals b. 1 five minute oral presentationreflective journals : (400 Words each) - total 1200 words Oral Presentation (700 word Equivalent) Assessment will require students to demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills40 04
Research essay (2000 words) Students will be required to develop a research question from a set topic area that is linked to their placement experience.45 02, 03, 04
Satisfactory completion of placementHurdle requirement: student must demonstrate that have conducted themselves satisfactorily from the perspective of the host.