LAWS6223 - Immigration and Nationality Law
- Introduce students to one of the most fast moving and engaging areas of public law
- Examine the current mechanisms for controlling migration in their legal, social, historical and economic contexts.
- Explore the ‘big’ issues raised by immigration and investigate why the subject has assumed such a central role in the development of Australia’s identity as a nation.
Migration Act 1958 and its associated Regulations; court decisions and rulings by the Migration Review Tribunal; the Refugee Review Tribunal; and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in its migration division.
Semester 2 Intensive
11, 12 & 18, 19 October 2013
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
- Class Participation (10%)
- 1 x 3,000 Word Research Essay (50%)
- 1 x Take-Home Exam (40%)
You can credit this unit towards Legal Professional Development (LPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Enrolment.