Graduate Diploma of Australian Migration Law and Practice

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program meets one of the knowledge requirements of becoming a registered Migration Agent in Australia. The Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA) recognises Griffith University as a provider of the Graduate Diploma of Australian Migration Law and Practice. Applicants intending to register should also ensure they meet OMARA requirements for registration. Only Australian citizens (or those holding permanent resident visas) can register with OMARA. This program is open both to lawyers and to those without a legal background. As a currently registered migration agent wishing to complete the program, you should also note that it will provide credit towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements. The program may also offer credit to lawyers for CPD. You should check with the relevant law society in this regard. Students who graduate with a Graduate Diploma of Australian Migration Law and Practice will not be eligible for admission to the Master of Australian Migration Law and Practice. Note: Graduates of this award intending to apply to the https://www.mara.gov.au/ Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA) for registration as a Migration Agent must also pass a separate capstone exam. <abbr title="Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority OMARA</abbr> will provide details of this separate requirement on its website. Students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Australian Migration Law and Practice who decide to undertake the Master of Australian Migration Law and Practice should apply for a transfer into the Masters program before completion of the Graduate Diploma degree. Credit will be awarded for all successfully completed courses in the Graduate Diploma of Australian Migration Law and Practice.

Subjects

  • Advocacy Skills in Migration Casework
  • Applied Migration Law and Practice
  • Australia's Visa System
  • Client Skills in the Visa Application process
  • Establishing and Operating an Ethical Migration practice
  • Foundations of Australian Migration Law and Practice
  • Introduction to Migration Legal Skills and Ethics
  • Visa Compliance, Cancellation and Review

Standard entry requirements

<p>Any Bachelor degree (4.0GPA) or higher</p>

Recognition

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.griffith.edu.au/apply/credit-transfer Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. https://app.griffith.edu.au/credit-precedent/credit_result.php?ngpc=4190&-SortField=Linked%20Institution%20Name&-noresultserror=error.html&-search View credit precedents for this program

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Distance Education International: $24,500 No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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