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Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast



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Unit name International Law
Unit code LAW102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify and describe sources, principles and methodology of international law and its relationship to Australian law, with focus on use of force, human rights, international environmental law and international humanitarian law.
  2. Critically analyse contemporary international law problems.
  3. Communicate legal argument on public international law issues i in an introductory law essay.
  4. Identify and locate primary and secondary legal materials required to answer specific questions of law.






750-1000 word, Written tutorial answer, (10%)

Short answer, Legal Research exercise, (20%)

2000 word, Research Essay, (30%)

Final take home exam, (40%)

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