Graduate Diploma of Australian Migration Law and Practice

Program code

4190

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Credit points

80

Indicative fee

$25,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree (4.0 GPA) or higher

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 2, 2022 (more)

Applications close

Monday, 4 July 2022

How to apply

You can apply directly to Griffith University for entry into this program. To begin your application, add this program to your shortlist.

Apply online

Next intake (Online, Other Campus) Applications close
Trimester 2, 2022 Monday, 4 July 2022
Orientation commences Monday, 11 July 2022

Check the eligibility requirements in the sections on this webpage.


Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma of Australian Migration Law and Practice, an applicant must hold:

  • a Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (on a 7-point scale) OR
  • a Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (on a 7-point scale).

Where an applicant holds a Bachelor degree but does not have a minimum GPA of 4.0, they may (in selected circumstances) apply to waive the GPA requirement on the basis of five years work experience in a related field. In these circumstances, the applicant must supply evidence of relevant professional registration or vocational experience in a related field. Such applicants, who will normally have worked in middle management positions for a minimum of five years, will be required to provide references from their employers attesting to their ability to complete the program. In these cases, the Program Director will make the final decision and must be satisfied as to the applicant's ability to complete such a program of study

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

To apply, add this program to your shortlist at the top of this page or apply for this program now (a maximum of three preferences is allowed).

Griffith will assess your first preference and will only assess subsequent preferences if you are not successful.

Once you have submitted your application, you will be sent an email about how to track your application.

For a full list of your incomplete or submitted applications, please view your application list.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5
  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)
  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 58.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

International students who successfully complete the Direct Entry Program (DEP) will satisfy the English Language requirements for this Griffith degree.

The Direct Entry Program (DEP) is not available for Domestic students.

The above requirements are HIGHER than those stipulated in University policy. Applicants should refer to the English language requirements section of the following policy for further information:

If you do not meet the University's specified English language requirements, you may wish to contact the Griffith English Language Institute to increase your eligibility for entering a Griffith University program. This Institute offers a number of English language and other courses at both its Brisbane and Gold Coast branches.

English language requirements (for registration as a migration agent)

All applications for initial registration as a migration agent received on or after 1 January 2010 will need to meet new increased English language requirements. The following requirements will apply:

  • an IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0 with a minimum score of 6.5 in each sub-test (speaking, listening, reading and writing) and undertaken no more than two years prior to lodgement of an application for registration as a migration agent or
  • an internet-based TOEFL score of 100 with a minimum score of 22 in each sub-test in speaking, listening, reading and writing and undertaken no more than two years prior to lodgement of an application for registration as a migration agent or
  • evidence that the person has successfully completed:
    • matriculation level with a pass in English (not English as a second language) where English was the language of instruction at the school and a bachelors degree (or a higher degree) with a minimum of three years equivalent full-time study where:
      • the degree was conferred by an Australian, New Zealand, United Kingdom (Britain) or Canadian university*
      • the study was undertaken while the person was residing in the country where the degree was awarded
      • English was the language of instruction at the university.

* Other countries where English is an official language will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please check the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority website for full details.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

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:

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.