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Refugee Law (LAWS50101) // Assessment

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  • Court report (25%): Students will be required to attend a hearing in respect of a claim for a protection visa (a refugee claim) in the Federal Court or Federal Circuit Court and prepare a 1,500 word written report related to that visit. The report may take the form of written submissions, a judgment, or another format approved in advance by the course coordinator; AND

AND Either

  • Take-home examination lasting 8 hours with a maximum word limit of 4,000 words (75%);
  • OR A 5,000 word research essay (75%). Should students choose the essay option they will be expected to devise their own topic in consultation with the lecturer. It is expected that students will attend a lunch time session on research skills conducted by the library, undertake sophisticated research including both primary and secondary material, generate complex argumentation, and demonstrate highly developed analytical and critical skills

The due date of the above assessment will be available to students via the Assessment Schedule on the LMS Community.