MLJ730 - Migration and Refugee Law and Policy


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in M729

Students must have passed MLJ701 plus 3 credit points of level 7 MLC/MLJ/MLM/MLP/MLT unit codes

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and asynchronous collaborative learning up to a maximum of 2 hours each week which includes weekly recorded lectures and 1 x 1 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each week


The unit aims to provide students with an understanding of migration law. The unit analyses the substantive and procedural rules and principles governing this area of law, and discusses policy considerations behind them, equipping students with the basic background needed to work in the area, as well as providing useful skills in statutory interpretation for students who wish to work in workplace or employment law, family law, and several areas of public policy, as well as providing necessary background awareness as to where immigration issues arise in these areas of law, as they regularly will in a cosmopolitan society such as Australia.

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