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LA4041 - Legal Placement

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office (pre 2015)

In addition to meeting the specific subject prerequisites, students wishing to undertake the professional internship subject must complete the application form available at https://careerhub.jcu.edu.au/Form.aspx?id=207118 The form must be completed 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 LA3011 AND LA3013
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU3101 LA4014

Availabilities

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Workload expectations:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: on-line discussion (10% - 30%); placement plan (5% - 15%); compulsory supervisor's report confirming compliance with placement requirements (% - 25%); workplace portfolio / assignments (50% - 80%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 6
Census Date 26-Jun-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: on-line discussion (10% - 30%); placement plan (5% - 15%); compulsory supervisor's report confirming compliance with placement requirements (% - 25%); workplace portfolio / assignments (50% - 80%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 10
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Workload expectations:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: on-line discussion (10% - 30%); placement plan (5% - 15%); compulsory supervisor's report confirming compliance with placement requirements (% - 25%); workplace portfolio / assignments (50% - 80%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Workload expectations:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: on-line discussion (10% - 30%); placement plan (5% - 15%); compulsory supervisor's report confirming compliance with placement requirements (% - 25%); workplace portfolio (50% - 80%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Placement/work experience, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Workload expectations:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: on-line discussion (10% - 30%); placement plan (5% - 15%); compulsory supervisor's report confirming compliance with placement requirements (% - 25%); workplace portfolio (50% - 80%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Placement/work experience, Study Period 6
Census Date 26-Jun-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: on-line discussion (10% - 30%); placement plan (5% - 15%); compulsory supervisor's report confirming compliance with placement requirements (% - 25%); workplace portfolio / assignments (50% - 80%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Placement/work experience, Study Period 10
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Workload expectations:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: on-line discussion (10% - 30%); placement plan (5% - 15%); compulsory supervisor's report confirming compliance with placement requirements (% - 25%); workplace portfolio / assignments (50% - 80%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Placement/work experience, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore.
Workload expectations:
  • 7 hours - May include online collaboration and seminar / presentations of up to 7 hours over the study period.
  • 12 days professional experience
Assessment: on-line discussion (10% - 30%); placement plan (5% - 15%); compulsory supervisor's report confirming compliance with placement requirements (% - 25%); workplace portfolio / assignments (50% - 80%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.