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LAW5222 Advanced Public International Law

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 29 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: LAW5211

Overview

Advanced Public International Law builds upon the knowledge and skills developed in first-year law courses to offer an international dimension to the study of law. The course encourages students to understand public international law – and its relevance to Australian domestic law – by learning about its sources, principles and institutions, with specific applications of human rights law.

Advanced 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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Semester 3, 2022 Online
Date printed 29 May 2022