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Australian Migration Law (LLM523)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description This unit deals with the fundamentals of Australian migration law and visa systems, the role of migration agents and the application of migration law and policy.
Unit Learning Outcomes ULO 1: Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between the various levels of legislation, case law and
policy in order to interpret and apply migration law in professional practice.
ULO 2: Demonstrate research abilities to assess current and relevant information from a range of sources to
develop and deliver migration advice.
ULO 3. Demonstrate knowledge of relevant legislation to provide advice on procedures for valid visa
ULO 4. Analyse and discuss the role and regulation of migration agents.
ULO 5: Formulate and implement communication strategies orientated to key stakeholders including clients.
ULO 6: Apply the Code of Conduct and the ethical principles across the subject topics.
Timetabled Learning Activities 12 x 2 hours lecture/workshops.
Unit Learning Experiences Students will not only attend both lectures and workshops but also access a variety of online resources and
activities that provide opportunities to develop a range of skills necessary for this study.
Other Learning Experiences This unit is taught in a blended mode; there will be weekly workshops supplemented by a variety of online resources available via LMS. It is expected that students will prepare for each workshop by completing the assigned readings or other activities. A variety of teaching and learning activities will take place during the workshops.
Assessment In this unit various types of assessments are used and include both theoretical and practical aspects and include an assignment, online exercises and invigilated assessments.
Prerequisites LLM520 Introduction to Legal Skills for Migration Practitioners
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law and Practice (GradDipAusMigLaw)
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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