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LAWS403 Immigration and Refugee Law

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Introduction to NZ immigration and refugee law, including citizenship, visas, refugee status, deportation and judicial review.

Paper title Immigration and Refugee Law
Paper code LAWS403
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $679.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,212.40

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(HONS)
Contact

Faculty of Law

Teaching staff

Dr Lili Song

Textbooks

Recommended reading:

"Immigration and Refugee Law" - Doug Tennent; Katy Armstrong; Peter Moses (3rd edition)

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Students who successfully complete this paper will
  • Understand the phenomenon of migration and forced migration and theories and practice of immigration law and policy
  • Understand and explain the legal concepts of citizenship, visa, refugee status, protected person status and deportation
  • Understand and apply the provisions of the New Zealand Citizenship Act 1977 and the New Zealand Immigration Act 2009
  • Critically reflect on the relations between state interest and the human rights of individuals evident in immigration and refugee law and policy
  • Design and execute a research project on NZ immigration and refugee law

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Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41

Introduction to NZ immigration and refugee law, including citizenship, visas, refugee status, deportation and judicial review.

Paper title Immigration and Refugee Law
Paper code LAWS403
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(HONS)
Contact

law@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Dr Lili Song

Textbooks

Recommended reading:

"Immigration and Refugee Law" - Doug Tennent; Katy Armstrong; Peter Moses (3rd edition, LexisNexis, 2017)

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this paper, students will be able to:

  • Understand the phenomenon of migration and forced migration
  • Understand theories and practice of immigration and refugee law
  • Understand and explain the legal concepts of citizenship, visa, refugee status, protected person status and deportation
  • Understand and apply the provisions of the New Zealand Citizenship Act 1977 and the New Zealand Immigration Act 2009
  • Critically reflect on the relations between state interest and the human rights of individuals evident in immigration and refugee law and policy
  • Design and execute a research project on immigration and refugee law

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 9-15, 17-22