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Migration Agent | Migration Adviser
Build sought-after skills to help people with this nationally recognised Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law and Practice course from Australian Catholic University.
Designed for students seeking to move into migration law from a different area of study, this post-graduate qualification equips students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to practice as a qualified migration agent in Australia. Upon successful completion of this qualification and of the capstone exam administered by the Office of Migrations Agents Registration Authority, graduates may seek registration to practice as a registered migration agent in Australia.
With an emphasis on real-life problems and interactive learning, this qualification ensures you graduate with the confidence and experience required to help people successfully navigate the complicated and increasingly difficult world of migrating to Australia. You may use your skills to help families start new lives, to advocate for asylum seekers, to reunite families and to help individuals navigate systems with success.
With options to study online or on-campus, and part-time learning available, this course is designed to fit into your life and ensures you can work while studying. If you're seeking a career change and want to use your skills to help people, this qualification is your next step.
Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law and Practice
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this migration law course, the subjects you may study include:
Whether you choose to study online or at one of ACU’s many upbeat campuses, you’re sure to receive the support you need to succeed and thrive with your studies.
Students of ACU can access their Academic Skills Unit, which will help build your skills around exam prep, offer study tips, writing tips and more. Access online resources, participate in workshops, ask questions via their ‘Ask an Adviser’ online services, book a consult, or simply drop-in.
Their team of staff and researchers are all about offering students an education with greater purpose – empowering students to achieve goals and accomplish something great!
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law and Practice from Australian Catholic University.
This nationally recognised qualification is the first step in applying to become a registered migration agent in Australia, and doesn't alone qualify a graduate to legally practise as a migration agent. After completing this qualification, you'll be eligible to take the capstone exam administered by the Office of Migrations Agents Registration Authority. There are also additional requirements for registration as a migration agent.
This qualification ensures you graduate with the skills, knowledge and personal abilities required to work with people with confidence, and offer ethical, responsible advice to soon help people navigate migrating to Australia.
Wondering where a career in law could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential law career outcomes include: Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary, Security Consultant, Strategic Crime Assessor, Legal Support Officer, Legal Receptionist, Court Clerk, Legal Clerk, Paralegal.
Australian Catholic University offers flexible payment methods for students. You may choose to pay course fees upfront, on a payment plan, or through a FEE-HELP loan for eligible candidates.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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