Capstone Law and Justice (11254.2)
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| Bruce, Canberra
|Faculty Of Business, Government & Law
|Canberra Law School
|Level 4 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
This unit can form part of honours for honours students, or be taken in the final semester of the non-honours LLB course. All students must have passed 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice.
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Create career-readiness, a clear professional identity, and insight into the skills, knowledge and personal attributes necessary to meet the standards of performance and practice expected by their profession;
2. Critically reflect on their academic learning and the development of skills throughout their degree and consider their ongoing development into their professional lives;
3. Synthesise high-level conceptual and practical understanding and relevant disciplinary knowledge to develop useful solutions to real-world problems in their research project;
4. Critically analyse the impact of the legal and/or justice professions on society including Indigenous perspectives on justice & society; and
5. Demonstrate advanced skills in professional research and writing and include reflection on legal, social, ethical and policy issues effectively (research project).
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesStudents in a Bachelor of Laws must have passed at least 72 credit points and students in a Bachelor of Justice Studies must have passed at least 48 credit points including the 6 credit points for 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice before enrolling in this unit.
CorequisitesThis unit is only available to students in a Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Justice Studies course.
Equivalent units7019 Advanced Legal Research and Writing and 8358 Advanced Legal Research and Writing (Honours)
|Teaching start date
|05 February 2024
|Dr Benedict Sheehy
|29 July 2024
|Dr Benedict Sheehy
There is no prescribed text for this unit.
All materials needed for passing this unit will be on the unit CANVAS site.
Participation is encouraged in this unit. You will get the most out of the unit by attending the workshops throughout the semester. Attendance and participation will demonstrate your preparedness to engage with and learn from others. It is likely that performance will be better for those who actively engage in the unit and this will be of assistance in establishing your career readiness.
Required IT skills
Ability to use software used or available throughout your undergraduate study. Access and use of Canvas.
Work placement, internships or practicums