Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 5 October 2020
Trimester 1 (Placement), Trimester 2 (Placement), Trimester 3 (Placement)
(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Students must have approval from the unit chair to enrol in this unit and successful completion of six (6) law units.
Students will spend approximately 150 - 200 hours over the trimester undertaking the placement, learning and assessment activities for the unit.
This unit will include a minimum of 100 hours of legal workplace experience. No formal class attendance is required.
Business & Law Work Integrated Learning (WIL) units are by application only and quotas may apply.
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Please contact the Faculty WIL team at email@example.com for any enquiries. Please use your Deakin email and state your student ID in all correspondence.
This unit provides students with the opportunity to source and complete an approved placement in order to gain experience in a legal environment. Students will develop the ability to apply and deepen their theoretical knowledge of the law, improve vital oral and interpersonal communication skills, and and further develop their legal and skills by applying them in a practical legal context.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Apply discipline-specific knowledge and skills to complete and evaluate activities and challenges commonly associated in a legal environment.
GLO 1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO 4: Critical thinking
Apply analytical, legal problem-solving, communication and research skills in a practical legal environment.
GLO 2: Communication
Reflect on the ethical and professional duties and obligations which apply in a legal environment, drawing on relevant academic studies and explain how such issues are handled in practice.
Demonstrate the ability to work constructively, collaboratively and perceptively while under supervision in a practical legal environment.
GLO 6: Self-management
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: Complete a minimum of 100 hours of placement with an approved host organisation.
Texts and reading lists for units can be found on the University Library via the following link. Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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