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LAWS13-558: International Law

Description

International Law is an elective subject in undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject introduces students to the laws regulating the relations between states. It covers such topics as the nature of international law, the sources of international law, international law and national law, international legal personality, sovereignty, jurisdiction, immunities, the law of treaties, the law of the sea, state responsibility, human rights, the use of force, international environmental law, and the peaceful settlement of international disputes.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeLAWS13-558
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,390

Learning outcomes

1. Understand the laws regulating the relations between states.
2. Perform research on international law with the necessary knowledge and skills.
3. Appreciate the complexities of international relations and the challenges facing the global community.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?

Students must be admitted into a Bachelor law degree or Bachelor of Laws combined degree or be an approved Law Study Abroad OR Law exchange student.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

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