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Unit name Law of Armed Conflict and International Criminal Law
Unit code LAW277
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe and explain the core features of the broad topic areas of International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law and how those two bodies of international law intersect.
  2. Identify, conceptualise and research International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law problems and issues.
  3. Contexutalise International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law in the broader policy, diplomatic, military and political contexts in which these bodies of law operate.
  4. Evaluate the efficacy of existing International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law, identify major challenges to both legal regimes, and assess options for law reform,




50 credit points of Introductory units.

It is recommended you have completed LAW102.

Mutual Exclusions

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

LAW623 and LAW677


Teaching Pattern

Lecture (3 hours x 10 times)


Task 1: Take home Exam: Individual Examination, (formative & summative), 2500 words (50%)

Task 2: Group Work Written Critique, 750 words (20%)

Task 3: Individual Research essay, 2000 words (30%)

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