International Legal Internship
Subject LAWS70067 (2016)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Winter Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This is an application-based subject. Further information and how to apply
A subject coordinator and the potential academic supervisor of the student’s research paper must approve the institution or organisation at which the student intends to undertake the internship.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Students must complete at least 8 weeks of placement at an internship host organisation |
Total Time Commitment:
Location will be dependent upon the arrangements for individual internships.
Successful completion of at least four subjects from the Melbourne Law Masters, at least two of which must have involved writing a 10,000 word research paper
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact Student Equity and Disability Support.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Bruce Oswald, Prof John Tobin
Professor John Tobin (Coordinator)
Associate Professor Bruce Oswald CSC (Coordinator)
Phone: +61 3 8344 6190
International Legal Internship allows students to gain credit for undertaking advanced legal research and analysis on an approved international public interest internship of at least eight weeks of full-time work in an approved international institution or organisation. This subject is focused on providing students with an opportunity to engage with legal and policy issues in contemporary society through work experience and further develop oral and written communication skills. Students are required to secure and fund their internships personally.
Students are encouraged to discuss their internship proposals with the subject coordinators. Students who successfully enrol in International Legal Internship must arrange a meeting with at least one of the subject coordinators both prior to their internship and upon completion to develop a better understanding of research and the role of international institutions in international law and relations.
A student who has successfully completed the internship will:
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS70067/2016|
Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law |
Graduate Diploma in International Tax
Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies
Master of Banking and Finance Law
Master of Commercial Law
Master of Competition and Consumer Law
Master of Construction Law
Master of Employment and Labour Relations Law
Master of Energy and Resources Law
Master of Environmental Law
Master of Health and Medical Law
Master of Human Rights Law
Master of Intellectual Property Law
Master of Law and Development
Master of Laws
Master of Private Law
Master of Public and International Law
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