2021 unit information
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Last updated: 16 November 2020
Trimester 1: Placement
Trimester 2: Placement
Trimester 3: Placement
This unit is restricted to students undertaking M729.
Students must have approval from the unit chair to enrol in this unit and have successfully completed 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.
Please visit the website for further information and how to apply.
Please contact the Faculty WIL team at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 further develop their legal skills by applying them in a practical legal context. Approval to enrol will be subject to the completion of an application and the availability of suitable supervisory arrangements.
GLO 1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO 4: Critical thinking
GLO 2: Communication
GLO 6: Self-management
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
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.
Minimum of 100 hours of placement with an approved host organisation.
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