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Contemporary Migration Issues and Business Skills (LLM541)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: DE7-internal
Description This unit is designed to equip students with knowledge and skills regarding contemporary migration issues and business skills. This subject will consider current aspects of migration law and practice and will provide students with a range of generic business skills.
Unit Learning Outcomes ULO 1. Analyse complex problems and current issues in migration law and practice.
ULO 2. Establish a practice in accordance with ethical principles, code of conduct and compliant with
relevant legislation.
ULO 3. Manage a practice in accordance with ethical principles, code of conduct and compliant with relevant
ULO 4. Manage client and other stakeholders in accordance with ethical principles, code of conduct and
compliant with relevant legislation.
ULO 5. Identify and develop an on-going professional development plan.
Timetabled Learning Activities 12 x 2 hours 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 engage in discussion
through various practical cases examples.
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, a business plan, online exercises and invigilated assessments
Prerequisites LLM533 Fundamental Migration Practice Skills
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.


Unit Coordinator
Dr Lydia Wells
Lecturer in Migration

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2971
e: L.Wells@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.022 - Building 460, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts

MURDOCH: DE7-Internal
Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny
Associate Professor Law

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6806
e: M.Kenny@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.016 - Building 460, Murdoch Campus
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