LAWS 3029 Immigration and Refugee Law
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 200298
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Description This subject provides an introduction to immigration and refugee law principles in Australia. Students will be introduced to the basic statutory machinery and policy principles that guide legal practitioners in resolution of immigration and refugee law problems in Australia. The subject will also provide an introduction to the historical, political and theoretical framework which underpins this area of the law, and explore some of the more prominent Australian cases associated with immigration and refugee law.
Discipline Law, Not Elsewhere Classified.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Pre-requisite(s) LAWS 3081
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Apply an in-depth knowledge of migration legislation, case law and policy to Australian migration and refugee law problems.
- Examine alternative solutions to complex problems in migration law, policy and administrative practices.
- Critically evaluate the interaction between the historical, political and theoretical themes that underpin immigration and refugee law in Australia.
- Demonstrate ability to practise self-directed learning strategies to enhance learner autonomy.
Introduction to Australia?fs Immigration System
General Skilled Migration
Employer Sponsored/Nominated Visas
Refugee and Humanitarian Visas
Act-based and other miscellaneous visas
Cancellation and Review of Migration Decisions
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Intra-session Exam||2,000 words||60||N||Individual|
|Professional Task||1,500 words||40||N||Individual|
- The subject�fs vUWS site will identify and include or link to prescribed readings and learning resources.