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LA4041 - Legal Placement

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

In addition to meeting the specific subject prerequisites, students wishing to undertake the professional internship subject must email legal.WIL@jcu.edu.au no later than four (4) weeks prior to the commencement of the study period. The process will register your interest in the subject only and does not guarantee a place, as places are limited. Once registered a selection process takes place and you will be advised of the outcome by email. This process only applies to students enrolled on the Townsville or Cairns campus.

This subject allows students to gain insights into and practical experience in professional legal practice. The subject allows students to make the necessary links between the theory and practice of law, builds upon their practical legal skills, develops reflective practice skills and allows students to develop an understanding of the legal profession.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply technical skills necessary for professional practice in law;
  • demonstrate an awareness of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice;
  • apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to address issues / problems in legal practice;
  • convey information clearly and fluently, in high quality written and oral form appropriate for professional audience;
  • demonstrate essential knowledge necessary for a career in legal professions. Identify, evaluate and action learning opportunities and self-improvements.
Prerequisites: LA1105 AND LA1106 AND LA2017 AND LA2018 AND LA2019 AND LA2020 AND LA3013
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU3101 LA4014

Availabilities

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 1
Census Date 22-Mar-2018
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore, Ms Alexandra McEwan.
Contact hours:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: placement plan (15%); reflective exercises (45%); project and presentations (40%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 6
Census Date 28-Jun-2018
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Contact hours:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: placement plan (15%); reflective exercises (45%); project and presentations (40%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 10
Census Date 06-Dec-2018
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Contact hours:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: placement plan (15%); reflective exercises (45%); project and presentations (40%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Contact hours:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: placement plan (15%); reflective exercises (45%); project and presentations (40%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Placement/work experience, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Contact hours:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: placement plan (15%); reflective exercises (45%); project and presentations (40%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Placement/work experience, Study Period 6
Census Date 28-Jun-2018
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Contact hours:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: placement plan (15%); reflective exercises (45%); project presentations (40%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Placement/work experience, Study Period 10
Census Date 06-Dec-2018
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Contact hours:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: placement plan (15%); reflective exercises (45%); project and presentations (40%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Placement/work experience, Study Period 1
Census Date 22-Mar-2018
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Contact hours:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: placement plan (15%); reflective exercises (45%); project and presentations (40%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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