Law Internship Extended PG (6cp) (11449.2)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Internship
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.25||6||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Law School||Post Graduate Level|| 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)
There will be at least three compulsory (assessable) workshop sessions held on campus where students will be exposed to preparing for an internship; generic and personal skills required; awareness; professional practices; relevant theories and services of the UC Careers office. Students would build on the professional planning modules in Foundations of Law and Justice.
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Reflect critically on theory and professional practice to evaluate and report on the relationships between discipline specific theories and actual professional practice;
2. Analyse and theorise about developments that could contribute to professional practice to improve social and ethical issues; and
3. Generate and evaluate complex ideas on professional practice that are communicated orally, individually or in a group, with confidence and clarity.
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 - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
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 - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
This unit is only available to those students in the Masters of Laws and Juris Doctor PG degree courses.
Prerequisites11751 Legal Methods and Skills G AND 11752 Legal Systems G
Incompatible units11268 Law and Justice Internship Extended (6cp)
Equivalent units8075 Law Internship PG
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Summer Semester||28 November 2022||Internship||Mr Greg Boland|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||06 February 2023||Internship||Mr Greg Boland|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Winter Term||30 May 2023||Internship||Mr Greg Boland|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||31 July 2023||Internship||Mr Greg Boland|
There are no compulsory textbooks to purchase. However recommended readings include:
Barbara Bassot, The Reflective Journal (Macmillan International Higher Education, 2017) (HD8038A1 B37. 2017)
Barbara Bassot, The Employability Journal (Palgrave, 2017) (HF5381.6 B38. 2017)
Daniel Susskind and Richard Susskind, The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform The Work of Human Experts (Oxford University Press, 2017).
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
This unit has an online teaching site (CANVAS) in the learning management system UCLearn. You access UCLearn through MyUC. Follow the link that states "Continue to UCLearn (Canvas)".
There will be assignment drop boxes on Canvas where you can submit your assignments where relevant. Shoukld you have difficulty with this please let your Unit Convener know.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Participation requirements in this unit require you to attend all workshops if possible and participate in 150 hours of workplace participation.
Students are expected to complete the "InPlace" software application that can be found on the Canvas site or UC website for this unit. Once populated with all the relevant details the unit convenor will assess and approve if the placement is acceptable. Notification will then be generated and an email sent to both yourself and your placement Supervisor indicating this approval. There is also a Learner/Supervisor Agreement to be completed and this can be found on Canvas. Should you have any difficulties please email your Unit Convener directly.
Required IT skills
No additional costs beyond your travel, parking, accommodation expenses, a police check (if required - currently approximately cost approximately $29) together with your normal unit enrolment fee are anticipated. If you are working with children you may also require a current working with children approval certificate (currently these are free for unpaid internship positions). If you require this certificate and/or a Police Check then steps involved on how to obtain these certificates can be found at www.canberra.edu.au/placement
Work placement, internships or practicums
This unit involves "professional practicum", and therefore, additional student responsibilities are required in addition to those described in this section. Work-place learning requires strict adherence to professional practice principles and ethics. Client/patient confidentiality must always be maintained including for assessment items such as reports or essays. The professional nature of this unit also requires your participation in all learning activities (workshops, field placements etc. as scheduled – see section 3) for the successful completion of this unit (also see section 6c). If attendance requirements cannot be satisfied (e.g. timetable clash), it is recommended that you meet with your Course Convener to schedule this unit for a future semester.
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