Unit details

MLL351 - Legal Internship

Year

2015 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Work experience in industry:This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit
Unit chair:M Ebejer
Unit chair:M Ebejer
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Students are required to complete a supervised work placement (7.5 hours x 15 days) with host organisation in a legal environment plus 3 hours face to face induction at the beginning of the trimester and 2 hours face to face debrief at the end of the trimester.

Note:

Quota and special permission applies: applications must be made to the LLB Program Coordinator. Please see http://www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw/law/students/lawclinic.php for selection criteria, application forms and further information.

Content

The unit enables students to gain an appreciation of certain aspects of legal practice and to extend and deepen their theoretical knowledge of the law by working under supervision in a community legal service. During their placement in the legal service, students will receive instruction in the following areas of legal practice: taking instructions and client interviewing; fact finding; dispute resolution and negotiation; providing advice and counselling of a legal nature; legal research and problem-solving; the litigation process; and advocacy.

Assessment

Journal 40%, Host Assessment 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$3049$3151

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.


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