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Professional Migration Practice (LLM544)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This unit is designed for students to participate in a professional migration practice program. It will focus on practical experience gained through the use of simulated real life migration law tasks that are designed to emulate the experience of working as a migration advice provider. Students will apply their knowledge and skills into practice in accordance with ethical principles and the Code of Conduct.
Unit Learning Outcomes ULO 1: Apply skills involving judgment such as the investigation of facts, analysis of problems and
professional decision making.
ULO 2: Communicate professionally through interviewing, preparing advice, negotiation, advocacy, letter
writing and drafting of documents.
ULO 3: Apply professional ethical principles and the code of conduct to a real-life context.
ULO 4: Demonstrate an understanding of the role the migration profession in a social context through self
and peer reflective practices.
ULO 5: Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical and legal requirements of working in a migration
Timetabled Learning Activities 6 x 4 hour lectures/workshops
Unit Learning Experiences Students will not only attend 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 learning 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 LLM523 Australian Migration Law, LLM528 Australia's Visa System I, LLM533 Fundamental Migration Practice Skills.
Co-requisites: LLM534 Australia's Visa System II, LLM541 Contemporary Migration Law Issues and Business 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.


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