Graduate Diploma of Migration Law

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

The Graduate Diploma in Migration Law provides students with an advanced knowledge of Australian migration law and practice and will enable graduates to expand their knowledge of migration law as well as their areas of practice. Students who successfully complete the eight (8) units are recognised by the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA) as satisfying the knowledge requirement for initial registration as a migration agent. Other prescribed conditions for registration include the requirement to be an Australian permanent resident or an Australian citizen, a capstone examination, English language requirements and are subject to meeting character requirements. Students must consult OMARA website for further information. Within the Graduate Diploma in Migration Law, students will develop skills in legal research and drafting to support academic studies and to enable provision of complex advice and submission writing in the workplace. Students will gain an understanding of the complexity of the migrant experience, contextualising the content of current and future migration law policy and procedural trends by analysing administrative and judicial decisions to apply to a contemporary workplace context in providing advice and writing submissions relevant to diverse audiences. Students will gain professional and interpersonal communication skills and ethical work practices that enhances career prospects and promote public good, by identifying and resolving complex migration law problems with a sound understanding of local and global communities contribute to individual and public good.


To attain the Graduate Diploma in Migration Law students will be required to complete 96 credit points consisting of 96 credit points of Core studies.


  • Migration Law

Standard entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline


The Office of Migration Agents Registration Authority

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City Queen International: $32,000 Yes

Further information

Applicants must also complete a 200 word statement detailing their interest in the course.

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