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LA4044 - Independent Project

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject is designed primarily for students already employed in a workplace to develop an independent project for the workplace / industry. Students will be required to prepare a project proposal (which would require subject coordinator/lecturer approval) and to complete a project relevant to their degree and workplace. The proposal would be required to demonstrate how the project assists in developing/improving workplace skills; address an industry issue and contribute to industry.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate essential knowledge necessary for a career in legal professions;
  • apply critical thinking to address issues and solve problems in law;
  • convey information clearly and fluently, in high quality written form appropriate for professional audience;
  • apply technical and interpersonal skills necessary for professional practice in law;
  • evaluate the complexity involved in solving multifaceted industry issues and/or design, organise and produce an effective large scale industry project result. Identify, evaluate and action learning opportunities and self-improvements.

Subject Assessment

  • presentations (20%)
  • poster seminar and final project (50%)
  • project proposal (30%).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU3103 LA4043

Availabilities

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (To be advised)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours - Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (To be advised)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours - Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (To be advised)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours - Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (To be advised)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours - Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.