School Of Law

Australia's Visa System 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 200966.2


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

200965 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 a structured examination of issues common to all Australian visas, including public health criteria, implications for family members of visa applicants and visa conditions. The unit further provides a close analysis of issues common to some Australian visas, such as matters of sponsorship, assurances of support, family violence provisions, provisional visas, English language requirements, skills assessment and exclusion periods and other public interest requirements.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students require access to internet and should be fairly proficient computer users.

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


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

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