|Short Description:||Public International Law|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Law and Justice|
|Student contribution band :||Band 4|
|ASCED code :||090999 - Law not elsewhere classified|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||18 September 2021|
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: LAW2211
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.
Public International Law develops an understanding of the sources, principles and institutions of international law, with specific applications of international human rights law. The course explores fundamental concepts such as the nature and sources of international law and the international legal system, the relationship between international and domestic law, criteria for statehood, state personality, jurisdiction and responsibility, and the use of force. It provides a broad introduction to international human rights law, the law of the sea and international environmental law.