Griffith University

Master of Australian Migration Law and Practice

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The Trimester 3-2018 intake is only available to eligible students transferring from the Graduate Diploma of Australian Migration Law and Practice (4190).This degree enables you to become a registered migration agent in Australia and graduate with an advanced level of knowledge of the complex environment of migration law. You'll gain a deep understanding of Australia's migration law and professional practice and focus on the development of advanced research skills and a practice based research project. By undertaking this degree, students graduate with a competitive advantage of advanced skill set and knowledge.This professional degree is open both to lawyers and to those without a legal background and meets one of the knowledge requirements of becoming a registered Migration Agent in Australia with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA). Applicants intending to register should also ensure they meet


  • Advanced Research Methods in Migration Law
  • Advocacy Skills in Migration Casework
  • Applied Migration Law and Practice
  • Australia's Visa System
  • Client Skills in the Visa Application process
  • Establishing and Operating an Ethical Migration practice
  • Foundations of Australian Migration Law and Practice
  • Independent Research Project in Migration Law
  • Introduction to Migration Legal Skills and Ethics
  • Visa Compliance, Cancellation and Review

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree (4.0 GPA) or higher


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Distance Education International: $36,750 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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