Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law

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Australian Migration Law at Western

You will study the relevant laws and policies related to migration and refugee law in Australia. In particular, you will learn how to navigate your way through the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) and Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth).

The key legislative and regulatory machinery that governs the entry and presence of non-citizens in Australia. Students, as they navigate through the practice oriented resources of the program, will acquire the opportunity to critically analyse Australia’s current and historic approach to regulation of migration and refugee law.

Please note: Available to onshore international non-student visa holders - This program consists of 6 subjects. Five subjects are wholly online. The remaining subject has online components which are supported by a face to face workshop as contained within a Capstone Practical Training Placement. International students may obtain a 485 Temporary Graduate Visa or other non-student visas with permission to study to engage with the face to face workshop.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $29,832*

Delivery: Online

This program is only available to domestic students.

Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.



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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

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