AD015 - Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal)

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RMIT program code: AD015
Plan name: Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal)
Plan code: AD015
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

The program comprises of sixteen (16) courses 12 Credit Points each.

 

You will complete four (4) courses each semester for four semesters.

 

Please note Associate Degrees have their own calendar. Please visit the RMIT Associate Degree Important Dates page.

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Year One of Program

These are your specific instructions for enrolling into your first two semesters of your Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal) program.  

If you are a commencing student you should enrol in the eight (8) Year One courses as specified below before continuing with Year Two courses.

You will complete the remaining twelve (12) courses in the next three (3) semesters.

It is highly recomended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester. Please seek advice from Business Central via RMIT Connect.

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Legal Method12YesLAW2538City Campus10681074
Criminal Law12LAW2493City Campus10651069
Law of Contract12YesLAW2539City Campus10691075
Legal Practice and Technology12YesLAW2540City Campus10701076
Tort Law12YesLAW2541City Campus10711077
Family Law12YesLAW2492City Campus10771068
Civil Procedure and Dispute Resolution12LAW2490City Campus10631066
Evidence Law12LAW2487City Campus10761065
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

If you are a continuing student please enrol into the first four (4) core courses in Semester One.

In Semester Two, please enrol into the remaining three (3) core courses and one (1) university elective.

For further assistance please contact Business Central.

 

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Professional Skills and Responsibility12LAW2494City Campus10661070
Land Law and Conveyancing12YesLAW2486City Campus10621064
Wills, Probate and Administration12YesLAW2491City Campus10641067
Introduction to Management12BUSM4295City Campus10481050
Intellectual Property12YesLAW2495City Campus10781071
Government and the Law12YesLAW2496City Campus10791072
Business and Corporate Law12LAW2488City Campus33673352
AND
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Complete the following Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
OR

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
}
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Contact Details

Business Central via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Central, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street.

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. You will only be permitted to exceed the standard approved program enrolment load if it is your final semester.

 

Credit and Pathways

If you have completed an RMIT College of Business Vocational Education program and you are continuing your studies into an RMIT College of Business Higher Education program, you will be eligible to receive advanced standing for approved courses. Please refer to the College of Business Advanced Standing webpage for more information.

If you have other previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit to count toward your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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