Courses & Units

Law of Nations LAW608

Note:

Pre-requisites are applicable to non-Law students, as well as to Law students. Those wishing to study this unit who do not meet the pre-requisites should contact the Manager Academic Administration - Law about a possible pre-requisite waiver.

Introduction

This unit examines controversial and topical issues in contemporary public international law including --the role of international politics and international relations in the process of international law, the impact of the United Nations Organisation, current trends in regionalism, the development of developing States, International dispute resolution, and a focus on some emerging areas of importance in international law including outer space, terrorism and our uses of the polar regions.

Summary

Unit name Law of Nations
Unit code LAW608
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Law
School of Law
Discipline School of Law
Coordinator

Dr Gail Lugten

Teaching staff

Dr Gail Lugten and guest lecturers

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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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 090999

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

Prerequisites

(LAW250, LAW251, LAW252, LAW253, LAW254, LAW255, LAW256 & LAW204) OR

(LAW221, LAW222, LAW223, LAW224, LAW253, LAW204, LAW351 & LAW352) OR

(LAW221, LAW222, LAW223, LAW224, LAW225, LAW226, LAW204 & LAW205)

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

This unit will be taught by blended learning. There will be 10 weeks of three-hour seminars.

Assessment

One multiple choice test and geography test in Week 8 (20%), Take-home exam (papers distributed in Week 8, and submitted week 11) (80%)

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Textbooks

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