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.
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.
|Unit name||International Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Dr Peter Lawrence
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $1,729.00||090900|
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75 credit points in introductory study including LAW121 and LAW122, or a bachelor degree or equivalent
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Two 50 min lectures per week plus six 50 min tutorials over the semester unless otherwise advised
2 hour closed book Exam (50%), In-class test (30%), Tutorial assessment (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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