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Unit of Study LAW20001 - Paralegal Placement (2018)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding of the skills and knowledge required by paralegal workers in a law related work environment
2 have completed no less than 10 days of full-time practical experience in an approved law-related placement
3 evaluate their placement experiences
4 demonstrate skills in legal research and writing related to their placement.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the skills and knowledge required by paralegal workers in a law related work environment
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  2. have completed no less than 10 days of full-time practical experience in an approved law-related placement
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  3. evaluate their placement experiences
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  4. demonstrate skills in legal research and writing related to their placement.
    • GA5:
    • GA6:

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.