Overview

This unit involves students undertaking practical law-related experience in a professional environment. It aims to provide familiarity with the nature and variety of legal practice and the range of employment options available to graduates of the Bachelor of Laws.

Requisites

Prerequisites
LAW20018 Professional Experience in Law 2

Rule

Admission to Law degrees

Teaching Periods
Location
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Summer
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
02-January-2024
11-February-2024
Last self-enrolment date
02-January-2024
Census date
12-January-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
02-February-2024
Results released date
27-February-2024
Semester 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
26-February-2024
26-May-2024
Last self-enrolment date
10-March-2024
Census date
31-March-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
12-April-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024
Teaching Period 1
Location
Online
Start and end dates
11-March-2024
09-June-2024
Last self-enrolment date
24-March-2024
Census date
05-April-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
26-April-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024
Teaching Period 2
Location
Online
Start and end dates
08-July-2024
06-October-2024
Last self-enrolment date
21-July-2024
Census date
02-August-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
23-August-2024
Results released date
29-October-2024
Semester 2
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
29-July-2024
27-October-2024
Last self-enrolment date
11-August-2024
Census date
31-August-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
13-September-2024
Results released date
03-December-2024
Teaching Period 3
Location
Online
Start and end dates
04-November-2024
09-February-2025
Last self-enrolment date
17-November-2024
Census date
29-November-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
27-December-2024
Results released date
04-March-2025

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Understand the application of law in a professional context
  • Undertake a professional experience placement
  • Communicate with professional and wider audiences

Teaching methods

Hawthorn

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Placement
Placement
37.50 4 weeks 150
TOTAL150

Swinburne Online

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Online
Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning
11.50 12 weeks 138
Live Online
Class
1.00 12 weeks 12
TOTAL150

Assessment

Type Task Weighting ULO's
Evidence of CompletionIndividual 100% 1,2,3 

Content

  • Not Applicable

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.