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LA4044 - Independent Project

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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. In addition to meeting the specific subject prerequisites, students wishing to undertake the Independent Project must apply via the College of Business, Law and Governance WIL website: https://www.jcu.edu.au/college-of-business-law-and-governance/Work-Integrated-Learning no later than three (3) weeks prior to commencement of study period. Following submission of application, an approval process takes place. Students are advised of the outcome by email. This process only applies to students enrolled on the Townsville or Cairns campuses.

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

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Project plan - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Proposal - (30%) - Individual.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU3103 LA4043

Availabilities

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
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 25-Mar-2021
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 6
Census Date 17-Jun-2021
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 10
Census Date 09-Dec-2021
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

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours online collaboration sessions - Online Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours online collaboration sessions - Online Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
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 25-Mar-2021
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 6
Census Date 17-Jun-2021
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 10
Census Date 09-Dec-2021
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.