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Australia's Visa System II (Economic, Skilled and other visas) (LLM534)

School School of Law
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This subject aims to provide students with the advanced skills needed to determine and advise on specific economic and skilled visa options, for example: employment, skilled, business, student as well as focusing on research capacity to find appropriate legal materials and the requirements for specific visas and criteria for obtaining visas.
Unit Learning Outcomes ULO 1: Assess different visas (economic, students and skilled) 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 economic, skilled and other visas.
ULO 3: Research, formulate and implement appropriate strategies for providing effective advice to clients
regarding economic, skilled and other visas.
ULO 4: Prepare appropriate submissions and applications to government regarding economic, skilled 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, students will develop the problem
solving skills needed to apply this legal knowledge to particular situations when looking for visa options and
pathways for clients.
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 Prerequisite: LLM520 Introduction to Legal Skills for Migration Practitioners
Co-requisite: 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 II (Economic, Skilled and other visas) (NLLM534) - as for LLM534 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
LLM534
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
NLLM534
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
LLM534; NLLM534

MURDOCH: S2-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
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