Graduate Diploma of Australian Migration Law

Western Sydney University

The Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law provides graduates with a professional educational qualification to specialise in Australian immigration and refugee law. The course is offered mainly online, providing students with both flexibility and the logical structure of a planned migration program. Graduates obtain comprehensive knowledge of Australian migration legislation, jurisprudence and policy to provide immigration assistance to clients and other stakeholders. As a graduate, students will have developed cultivated ethical and professional standards.

Course Fee:

Australian: $28,960

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline or two years' (full time equivalent) relevant and current professional experience that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Applicants do not require a law degree.


60 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Australian migration law, Australia's visa system; Visa compliance; Cancellation and review; Migration law in practice

Further information:

Students are required to undertake two compulsory workshops and one capstone practical training placement to complete this course.


Department of Immigration and Border Protection

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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parramatta City No info Yes Online 1 year
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Provider CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

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