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MIGRATION REGULATIONS 1994 - REG 1.15F

Australian study requirement

             (1)  A person satisfies the Australian study requirement if the person satisfies the Minister that the person has completed 1 or more degrees, diplomas or trade qualifications for award by an Australian educational institution as a result of a course or courses:

                     (a)  that are registered courses; and

                     (b)  that were completed in a total of at least 16 calendar months; and

                     (c)  that were completed as a result of a total of at least 2 academic years study; and

                     (d)  for which all instruction was conducted in English; and

                     (e)  that the applicant undertook while in Australia as the holder of a visa authorising the applicant to study.

Note:          Academic year is defined in regulation 1.03.

             (2)  In this regulation:

"completed " , in relation to a degree, diploma or trade qualification, means having met the academic requirements for its award.

Note:          The academic requirements for the award of a degree, diploma or trade qualification do not include the formal conferral of the degree, diploma or trade qualification. Therefore, a person can complete a degree, diploma or trade qualification, for subregulation (2), before the award is formally conferred.

"degree " has the meaning given in subregulation 2.26AC(6).

"diploma " has the meaning given in subregulation 2.26AC(6).

"trade qualification " has the meaning given in subregulation 2.26AC(6).



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