• Offered by ANU Legal Workshop
  • ANU College ANU College of Law
  • Course subject Laws
  • Areas of interest Law, Migration
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Gabor Hajdu
    • Marianne Dickie
    • Nicholas Tebbey
  • Mode of delivery Online
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
    Second Semester 2016
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This is a practical based course that will introduce students to the complexities of working with migration legislation and policy to achieve a successful outcome for a client. Students will gain a broad overview of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) and Migration Regulations 1994, explore delegated legislation, and come to understand the structure and framework of the Migration program. It will allow students to identify pathways for clients and to apply practical solutions to migration casework.

Learning Outcomes

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

By the conclusion of this course, it is expected that students who have successfully completed all of the course requirements should be able to:
  1. Utilise a comprehensive knowledge of Australian migration legislation, jurisprudence and policy to assess and prepare applications for clients
  1. Research, formulate and implement appropriate strategies for providing effective advice to clients
  2. Justify and interpret complex issues, decisions and opinions on migration outcomes when communicating with relevant stakeholders
  3. Critically assess the implications of current developments and complex issues in immigration law and policy.
  4. Review analyse and undertake appropriate research to prepare submissions, and effectively advocate for clients
  5. Apply knowledge of visa application requirements, including validity and eligibility to practical situations on behalf of clients.

Other Information

For more information and the timetable please go to the Graduate Coursework Timetable

Indicative Assessment

Indicative assessment is:
  1. Client file temporary 30%
  2. Client file permanent  30%
  3. Take home exam 40%
An approved Means of Assessment will be available a week prior to the commencement of the course on the Wattle course site.

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. Students will study online and are expected to devote 10-12 hours per week participating online in Live Classrooms on Adobe Connect, participating in group activities and in individual research and studying.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying one of the following: Master of Laws (7300XLLM, MLLM) Master of Laws specialising in International Law (7300SINTL), Master of Laws specialising in Law, Governance and Development (7300SLGD), Master of Laws specialising in Environmental Law (7300SENVL), Master of Laws specialising in Government and Commercial Law (7300SGCL), Master of Laws specialising in International Security Law (7300SISL), Master of Laws in Migration (NLLML), Master of Laws in International Law (NLLIL), Master of Laws in Environmental Law (NLLEN), Master of Laws in Law, Governance & Development (NLLGD), Master of Laws in International Security Law (NLLSL), Master of Laws in Government and Regulation (NLLGR), Master of Laws (Legal Practice) (7312XLLMLP), Master of Diplomacy/Master of Laws (7883SINTL, 7883XLLM), Master of Diplomacy/Master of International Law (7893XMINTL), Master of International Law (7310XMINTL), Master of Environmental Law (7309XMENVL), Master of Law, Governance & Development (7317XMLGD), Master of International Security Law (7318XMISL), Master of Government and Commercial Law (7313XMGCL), Master of Legal Practice (MLEGP), Master of Legal Studies (7305XMLEGS). OR Must be studying a Juris Doctor (7330XJD, 7330HJD or MJD) and have completed or be completing five LAWS courses at 1000 level or 6100 level. OR Must be studying a Graduate Certificate of Law (CLAW) and have completed or are completing LAWS8586 Law and Legal Institutions. OR Must be studying a Master of Military Law (MMILL) OR Must be studying a Juris Doctor (MJDOL) and have completed the course LAWS8712 Australian Public Law & International Law B

Prescribed Texts

As Migration legislation changes so frequently the program does not recommend textbooks which can quickly become out of date. We will be using specific readings from texts. These are included in the Course Study Guide and will be provided to students online.

Preliminary Reading

The Course Study Guide and will be provided to students online approximately one week prior to the start of the course.

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:
6 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
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3252
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4638
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4097 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 Online N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9091 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 Online N/A

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