A diploma program can result in an undergraduate or master’s degree for the participant. It may also provide additional training required for a student to further an existing career or switch professional fields.
If legal professionals, or students, are interested in the processes and practices of national law, then national law studies will likely be beneficial. Based on the domestic laws of a particular nation (state), national law studies generally focus on common and case law.
Diploma in National Law Studies
This course allows students to develop expertise in migration law and practice. The course offers students an integrated program with a focus on applied knowledge and practical skills. [+]
This course is undertaken entirely online, removing the need for students to attend face-to-face classes. All lectures, tutorials, course materials and assessments are distributed by a combination of web-based technology and electronic media. Optional on-campus workshops for each subject and an internship opportunity are also offered. Some course materials are available on YouTube. Audio recordings and/or PowerPoint slides can be made available for the weekly lectures and workshops to accommodate students based outside of Australia who undertake this course in countries where YouTube access is restricted. On completion of this course, students intending to work in the area of migration practice have the required knowledge and skills to provide immigration assistance, and are eligible to sit a capstone exam approved and facilitated externally by the Office of Migration Agents Registration Authority to satisfy the prescribed knowledge requirements for registration as an Australian migration agent.... [-]
This course is designed to permit appropriately qualified lawyers from jurisdictions outside Australia to satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of NSW. [+]
Each student's course is individually tailored to their academic requirements, as assessed by the Legal Profession Admission Board of the Supreme Court of NSW (LPAB).
Career options include lawyer in NSW within a government or corporate department, private law firm or community law centre, providing students also undertake a course in practical legal training (PLT).[-]
Love working with people from all around the world? People looking for a new way of life often put New Zealand at the top of their wish list – but the immigration process can be difficult and confusing; professional advice is vital. [+]
Love working with people from all around the world? People looking for a new way of life often put New Zealand at the top of their wish list – but the immigration process can be difficult and confusing; professional advice is vital.
On 1 January 2016 the Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice replaced the Graduate Certificate in New Zealand Immigration Advice as the pathway to licensing as an immigration adviser for New Zealand.
As admission to the Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice has both specified academic and English language requirements, having the necessary documentation to prove that you meet entry criteria will speed the processing of your application.... [-]