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Justice Studies Internship (8544.2)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice

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  • Summer Semester, 2017/18, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (183491) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (167393) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (167875) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (166894) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (151011) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (152367) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (154213) - View
  • Summer Semester 2015/16, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (149896) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, INTERNPLCE, HG-WAV (139155) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (145961) - View

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Syllabus

This unit provides for students to undertake an approved professional placement in a justice agency, either in Australia or overseas, and to undertake a research project in the field of justice administration that is of value to the specific workplace. The unit requires and develops students knowledge of the justice system, problem identification and resolution, and a range of other important skills, including:- oral and written communication skills;- the ability to work in teams and collaboratively; and - the ability to exercise initiative. In the course of the placement, the student will undertake a supervised project, of at least 40 hours duration. A report on that project will be prepared, and the student will also be required to keep a reflective journal recording their work on the project.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. demonstrate an understanding of administration of justice within a justice agency;

2. demonstrate how practical skills such as analysis, research and writing are put to use;

3. demonstrate an ability to apply theoretical knowledge to problem solving;

4. reflect and think about how social or ethical issues of your workplace impact on the administration of justice.

Assessment Items

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Contact Hours

Three hours per week or equivalent.

Prerequisites

Permission from Unit Convener

Corequisites

Enrolment in a Law course or a Justice Studies course OR permission of unit convener.


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