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Fundamental Migration Practice Skills (LLM533)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1S-internal
Description This unit aims to provide students with fundamental skills for migration practice including effective communication (e.g. interviewing), ethical migration practice and financial standards.
Unit Learning Outcomes ULO 1: Demonstrate effective verbal communication skills (basic verbal, interviewing).
ULO 2: Demonstrate effective written communication (basic written, letter writing, research and strategy).
ULO 3: Plan, organise and facilitate professional and effective migration services.
ULO 4: Apply ethical principles and the Code of Conduct to file management and financial relationships with
Timetabled Learning Activities Taught over six weeks on Sundays 9.30am to 1.30pm
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 study in the GDAMLP.
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.
Prerequisites LLM520 Introduction to Legal Skills for Migration Practitioners; Co-requisite LLM523 Australian Migration Law
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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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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