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Introduction to Border Control (8069.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School




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    The unit will introduce students to an extensive range of border control issues, including:- Border security - maritime security, aviation security and supply chain security;- Trade development and facilitation;- Border taxation and revenue management;- Migration - including demographics, migration categories, visa issue and processing and illegal immigration;- Environmental controls - including animal and plant health, endangered and protected species;- Transnational crime - including drugs, weapons, pornography, money laundering and trade in endangered species. These issues will be analysed in terms of policy, legislation, economic impact and social impact. This unit will be co-taught with unit Introduction to Border Control G.

    Learning Outcomes


    1. Analyse and interpret international and national developments affecting border integrity and security

    2. Apply international and domestic legal principles to border management issues

    3. Describe the Government structure for border management

    4. Explain the policy responses of Government to border issues

    5. Analyse the impact of border issues in their area of study

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.



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