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Law in Action Project (8749.2)

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

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  • Semester 2, 2017, PROJECT, BRUCE (167613) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, PROJECT, BRUCE (167871) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, PROJECT, BRUCE (166879) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, PROJECT, BRUCE (151653) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, PROJECT, BRUCE (152364) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, PROJECT, BRUCE (154141) - View
  • Summer Semester 2015/16, PROJECT, BRUCE (149897) - View

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Syllabus

Under the guidance of the unit convenor and an external partner, a student will complete a practical project on an appropriate legal topic. The approximate length of a dissertation will be 5,000 words although the length of a more practical project may vary according to the nature of the topic selected. Students are encouraged to undertake a practical or reflective project based on their work experience, or based on an organisation to which they can gain significant access.

The unit may be co-taught with unit 8750 Law in Practice PG.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate skills in undertaking collaborative project;

2. Organise resources - time, people and materials for a legal project;

3. Produce materials from research to support a professional project;

4. Plan, organise and seek resources to undertake a project in the workplace;

5. Apply legal skills and principles in a professional manner and demonstrate an awareness of the ethical dimensions of legal work; and

6. Reflect critically on real world legal issues.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One hour per week.

Prerequisites

Permission of the unit convenor



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