School Of Law

Australian Migration LawWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200965.2


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Prior study and English language proficiency as per the requirements of course 2803/2819 - Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in course 2803/2819 Graduate Diploma in Migration Law, 2810 Master of Laws (International Governance) or 2824 Master of Laws. This course is available to international students who may obtain a Subclass 600 Tourist Visas (with visa condition 8201 – Max 3 Months Study), 485 Temporary Graduate Visa or other non-student visas with permission to study.

About this Unit
This unit provides students with an introduction to Australia’s immigration system. It provides students with a broad overview of sources of Australian migration law, explores the role of government policy in migration law, and outlines the key components of Australia’s migration program. The unit gives students a strong grounding in key terminology used in Australian migration law, and introducesto Australian visas. The unit explores the regulatory regime for losing a visa and addresses immigration offences.

2803.2Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration LawCONTINUING
2819.1Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration LawCURRENT
2824.1Master of LawsCURRENT
2826.1Juris DoctorCURRENT


A2015.1Master of Laws (Law Graduate) - 80cp pathwayCURRENT
A2016.1Master of Laws (Law Graduate) - 120cp pathwayCURRENT
A2017.1Master of Laws (Non Law Graduate) - 80cp pathwayCURRENT
A2018.1Master of Laws (Non Law Graduate) - 120cp pathwayCURRENT
A2019.1Master of Laws (Law & Non Law Graduates) - 160cp pathwayCURRENT

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