- Code LAWS8651
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU School of Legal Practice
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Law, Migration
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery Online
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Utilise a comprehensive knowledge of Australian migration legislation, jurisprudence and policy to assess and prepare applications for clients.
- Research, formulate and implement appropriate strategies for providing effective advice to clients.
- Justify and interpret complex issues, decisions and opinions on migration outcomes when communicating with relevant stakeholders.
- Critically assess the implications of current developments and complex issues in immigration law and policy.
- Review, analyse and undertake appropriate research to prepare submissions, and effectively advocate for clients.
- Apply knowledge of visa application requirements, including validity and eligibility to practical situations on behalf of clients.
Other InformationFor more information and the timetable please go to the Graduate Coursework Timetable
- Research Proposal (10) [LO 1,4,6]
- Research Essay (40) [LO 1,4,6]
- Discussion Form Posts (20) [LO 2,4,5,6]
- Problem Base Assessment (30) [LO 1,2,3,5,6]
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WorkloadThis 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
Prescribed TextsAs Migration legislation changes so frequently the program does not recommend textbooks which can quickly become out of date.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 ReadingThe Course Study Guide and will be provided to students online approximately one week prior to the start of the course.
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- 6 units
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