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MLM785 - Public International Law

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Morss
Incompatible with: MLL785
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week


The aim of this unit is to examine the nature, principles, structure and institutions of public international law so that students acquire an understanding of past and current issues concerning international affairs from an international law perspective. Topics include: the history, nature and sources of international law; subjects of international law; jurisdictions and immunity; creation and recognition of states and governments; the United Nations and International Court of Justice; human rights; refugees and the use of force.


Written Assignment 4000 words 50%, Examination 2 hours 50%

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