This unit aims to equip participants with the advanced skills needed to determine and advise on specific visa options, namely, in the economic and business aspects of migration, the research capacity to find appropriate legal materials, the requirements and criteria for obtaining specific visas. In addition, students will develop the problem solving skills needed to apply this legal knowledge to particular situations when looking for solutions, visa options and alternative pathways for clients.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically analyse a range of visas and legislative requirements to provide accurate and appropriate advice to clients  
  2. Demonstrate sound knowledge of visa application procedures.  
  3. Undertake appropriate research to prepare submissions, and applications and effectively advocate for clients.  
  4. Research, formulate and implement appropriate strategies for providing effective advice to clients.  
  5. Prepare appropriate communications, submissions and visa applications to government and other stakeholders.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Interpretation of case law and the Migration Act 1958 and to provide solutions to complex scenarios. (1100 words) 20%
Assignment Identification of appropriate visa and alternative pathway solutions to meet hypothetical client’s needs.(2000 words) 35%
Examination Final Examination. 45%

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