• Offered by ANU School of Legal Practice
  • ANU College ANU College of Law
  • Course subject Laws
  • Areas of interest Law, Migration
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Gabor Hajdu
  • Mode of delivery Online
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
    Second Semester 2019
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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:

  1. Utilise a comprehensive knowledge of Australian migration legislation, jurisprudence and policy to assess and prepare applications for clients.
  2. Research, formulate and implement appropriate strategies for providing effective advice to clients.
  3. Justify and interpret complex issues, decisions and opinions on migration outcomes when communicating with relevant stakeholders.
  4. Critically assess the implications of current developments and complex issues in immigration law and policy.
  5. Review, analyse and undertake appropriate research to prepare submissions, and effectively advocate for clients.
  6. 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

  1. Research Proposal (10) [LO 1,4,6]
  2. Research Essay (40) [LO 1,4,6]
  3. Discussion Form Posts (20) [LO 2,4,5,6]
  4. Problem Base Assessment (30) [LO 1,2,3,5,6]

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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.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a: Master of Laws (7300XLLM, MLLM), Master of Laws specialising in International Law (7300XSINTL), Master of Laws specialising in Law, Governance and Development (7300SLGD), Master of Laws specialising in Environmental Law (7300SEVNL), 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), Master of Legal Practice (MLEGP), 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); OR Juris Doctor (7330XJD, 7330HJD or MJD) and have completed or be completing five 1000 or 6100 level LAWS courses; OR Graduate Certificate of Law (CLAW) and have completed or be completing LAWS8586 Law and Legal Institutions; OR Juris Doctor - online (MJDOL) and have completed LAWS8712 Australian Public Law & International Law B. Students undertaking any ANU graduate program may apply for this course. Enrolments are accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the ANU College of Law for permission number.

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
2019 $3840
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5460
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
3399 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 Online View

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8394 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 Online View

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