- Code LAWS8653
- 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 course will examine current issues that drive Australian Migration Law and policy. Students will consider the role media, polling, politics, the judiciary and outside influences play on the implementation of law and policy. They will examine current legislative changes, and the impact they will have on individuals and society. The course will end with a detailed focus on three areas of influence that are having a global impact on migration law.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Research and identify and critique current and relevant issues within Migration Law.
- Analyse the theoretical impact of contemporary issues in Migration Law.
- Identify and critically evaluate current key issues of influence within Migration law and policy and apply these to practice.
- Provide in depth advice to clients in relation to legislative amendments that may have direct or indirect influence on their migration outcomes.
- Participate at a high level in public debate including parliamentary or government inquiries.
Other InformationFor more information and the timetable please go to LLM Program
- Indicative assessment: (null) [LO null]
- Submission to government inquiry 40%(2-3000) (40) [LO null]
- Research essay 40%(2000 words) (40) [LO null]
- Problem based take home assessment 20% (20) [LO null]
- An approved Means of Assessment will be available a week prior to the commencement of the course on the Wattle course site. (null) [LO null]
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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TextsAs Migration legislation changes so frequently the program does not recommend textbooks which can quickly become out of date.
These are included in the Course Outline which will be on the Wattle course site one week prior to the commencement of the course.
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