• Offered by ANU Legal Workshop
  • ANU College ANU College of Law
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Legal Practice
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery Online
  • Offered in Summer Session 2017
    Autumn Session 2017
    Winter Session 2017
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This course draws together the compulsory skills, practice areas and values from the APLEC/LACC Competency Statements for Entry-level Lawyers.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Students will achieve the APLEC/LACC Competency Statements for Entry-level Lawyers in the following areas:

  • Skills - building on the Lawyer's Skills, Problem Solving and Work Management and Business Skills introduced in Becoming a Practitioner plus covering Trust and Office Accounting
  • Practice Areas:
    • Civil Litigation
    • Commercial and Corporate Practice
    • Property Practice
  • Values in Ethics and Professional Responsibility

The full version of these Competency Statements are available from http://www.lawcouncil.asn.au/lacc/information_home.cfm .

Indicative Assessment

The assessment package includes:

1.    completion (with your colleagues) of transactions plus individual assessments in the Practice Areas:
        Civil Litigation (LO 1, 2, 3)
        Commercial and Corporate Practice (LO 1, 2, 3)
        Property Practice (LO 1, 2, 3)
2.    individual assessments outside the transactional environment in Trust and Office Accounting and Ethics and Professional Responsibility. (LO 1, 2, 3)

Portfolio Development: as you proceed through the GDLP you will collate examples of your professional development towards the skills, attributes and identity formation required of a competent entry level lawyer.  The items collated in this portfolio will be utilised in the final Ready for Practice course and may provide you with useful templates for your entry into practice.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

This is an online course without in-person class contact time. The course is a substantial one and students should expect to spend 15 to 20 hours per week on it. The time you will need to spend working on the course will depend to some extent on your pre-existing knowledge and experience of practice.

The sorts of activities that you will be engaged in will include:

  • working with your colleagues and supervisors on transactions
  • accessing print and online materials so you can complete your transaction work
  • contributing to online discussions and reflective work on your learning
  • completing some assessments outside the transactional environment
  • working with your practice mentor to compile your evidence for attaining competencies.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a: Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (6303XGDLP or 6312XGDLP) and completed or be completing LEGW8141. OR Master of Legal Practice (MLEGP) and completed or be completing LEGW8141.

Prescribed Texts

We provide all materials online.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
18 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
18.00 0.37500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4290
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $6010
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1380 23 Jan 2017 27 Jan 2017 10 Feb 2017 13 Apr 2017 Online N/A

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5726 18 Apr 2017 21 Apr 2017 05 May 2017 07 Jul 2017 Online N/A
Graduate Program
5800 18 Apr 2017 21 Apr 2017 05 May 2017 07 Jul 2017 Online N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6362 17 Jul 2017 21 Jul 2017 04 Aug 2017 07 Oct 2017 Online N/A

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