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International Law (8062.2)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice


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    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167698) - View
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    To develop an understanding of the international legal system. It will consider the relationship among nation states and other entities in the international legal system and the creation and outcomes of international law.This unit may use combined teaching.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. An understanding of the nature of the international legal system;

    2. An understanding of the law creating processes and the doctrines of International Law;

    3. Knowledge of the relationship between International Law and domestic law includingAustralian law;

    4. An understanding of the development of international law in response to contemporary challenges and the key issues of policy which lie behind the law; and

    5. Knowledge of the practice of the exercise by the participants of rights in this field, including claims, protests, treaties and the peaceful settlement of disputes.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Three hours per week or equivalent.


    Legal Systems or equivalent and enrolment in a law course.

    Assumed Knowledge

    An understanding of the Australian Legal System. A basic knowledge of the scope and content of law.

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