Unit

School Of Law

Elder Law Industry Placement (Juris Doctor)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 201067.1

Discipline: LAW NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Elen Seymour


Prerequisite
201066 Elder Law (Juris Doctor)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 2826 Juris Doctor


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit builds on the knowledge base of Elder Law (Juris Doctor) to provide work experience for Juris Doctor Law students. Our industry partners provide the opportunities for students to apply their knowledge and skill to work in various practice areas, with an emphasis on Elder Law related issues. This unit is designed to allow students to gain valuable experience in ethical and professional responsibility, in a workplace, while undertaking academic assessment. Students will also improve their legal and research skills which will assist them in the transition from university to the workplace. The placement will consist of a full time ten- day placement at selected industry workplaces with supervision by experienced legal practitioners. The unit will provide students with real-life work experiences in the legal issues associated with the practice of elder law and with an appreciation of the professional responsibilities essential for a 21st Century legal practitioner.


Courses
2826.1Juris DoctorCURRENT




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