Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:By the conclusion of this course, it is intended that students who have successfully completed all of the course requirements should be able to:
1. Explain, distinguish and apply advanced concepts and terminology in Wills and Estate Planning practice.
2. Demonstrate specialised knowledge of recent developments in legal practice in the area of Estate Planning.
3. Apply professional knowledge, skills and ethical responsibilities to analyse, synthesise and communicate knowledge and information to advise and represent clients in a practical legal context.
4. Demonstrate specialised technical skills to generate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level and apply critical thinking, creativity and initiative to justify conclusions and solutions.
5. Demonstrate high level personal autonomy and accountability in legal practice through professional and ethical behavior.
6. Design, plan and execute a substantial capstone experience relating to Estate Planning practice.
Indicative AssessmentAssessment for the course will include:
- Discussion Board Postings: Students will be required to make a minimum number of postings of postings designed to engage students with relevant issues arising in this area of practice. (Learning Outcomes 1, 2 & 4)
- Taking Instructions from a client for the preparation of an Estate Plan. (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5)
- A Capstone Project: Preparation of an effective Estate Plan for a client explaining the strategy being recommended for the client in their circumstances, as well as detailing the documents that would need to be prepared. (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5).
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WorkloadThe equivalent of a standard LLM course 26 contact hour workload by working with online materials, participating in online discussions and activities, private study and completing assessment tasks.
This is a wholly online course. It requires online participation throughout the duration of the course.
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5810||02 Apr 2018||14 Apr 2018||20 Apr 2018||08 Jun 2018||Online||N/A|