Courses & Units

International Law LAW254

Hobart

Note:

Compulsory core unit for students in new Law degrees which were introduced in 2013 with course codes 63I, 63J, 63K, 63L, 63M, 63N,63O, 63P. Also degrees commencing 2014 63Q and 63R. Students in other Law degrees should enrol instead for the Group B elective unit LAW631 International Law.

Introduction

International law permeates most areas of Australian law and it is therefore essential for law graduates to have a solid grounding in the sources and methodology of international law. This unit aims to facilitate students' development of an understanding of the sources of international law, international dispute settlement, treaty making, international humanitarian law, human rights, international environmental law, the use of force and the relationship between international and Australian law. The unit provides a solid foundation for the more specialised international law units.

Summary

Unit name International Law
Unit code LAW254
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator

Dr Peter Lawrence

Teaching staff

Dr Peter Lawrence and others TBA

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $1,561.00 090900

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

LAW121 AND LAW122 AND 75 credit points in introductory units, or a bachelor degree or equivalent.

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

LAW631

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Two 50 min lectures per week plus six 50 min tutorials over the semester unless otherwise advised

Assessment

2 hour closed book Exam (50%), In-class test (30%), Tutorial assessment (20%)

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Textbooks

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