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Australia's Visa System I (Family and other visas) (LLM528)

School School of Law
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description This unit aims to provide students with the advanced skills needed to determine and advise on specific visa options, including family visas; refugee and humanitarian visas, resident return visas, other permanent visas and temporary visit visas as well as focusing on research capacity to find appropriate legal materials and the requirements for specific visas and the criteria for obtaining visas.
Unit Learning Outcomes ULO 1: Assess different visas (family and others) and their respective requirements and demonstrate sound
knowledge of visa requirements and their application procedures.
ULO 2: Identify when and how to undertake appropriate research to prepare submissions, and applications
and effectively advocate for clients regarding family and other visas.
ULO 3: Research, formulate and implement appropriate strategies for providing effective advice to clients
regarding family and other visas.
ULO 4: Prepare appropriate submissions and applications to government regarding family and other visas.
ULO 5: Apply the Code of Conduct and the ethical principles across the subject topics.
Timetabled Learning Activities 12 x 2 hours lecture/workshop.
Unit Learning Experiences Blended learning approaches are applied. Students are required to complete workshop preparation and
review online activities before and after attending workshops. In addition, workshop activities and exercises
will enable students to develop the problem solving skills
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; Co-requisites: LLM523 Australian Migration Law
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.
Australia's Visa System I (Family and other visas) (NLLM528) - as for LLM528 except as follows
School School of Law
Credit Points 0
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Timetabled Learning Activities
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.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
LLM528
Dr Lydia Wells
Lecturer in Migration

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2971
e: L.Wells@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.022 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
NLLM528
Dr Lydia Wells
Lecturer in Migration

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2971
e: L.Wells@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.022 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
LLM528

MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Dr Lydia Wells
Lecturer in Migration

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2971
e: L.Wells@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.022 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
NLLM528

MURDOCH: S2-Internal
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