2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students enrolled before 2019: MLL110Students commencing from 2019: MLL110 and MLL113
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class and 1 hour seminar per week
1 x 2 hour class (recordings provided) and 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week
The nature, principles, structure and institutions of public international law are studied to enable students to develop an understanding of past and current issues concerning international affairs from an international law perspective. Topics include: the history, nature, sources, and 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.
Comprehend contemporary public international law as a discipline within legal studies
GLO 1 Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Critically analyse judicial statements other authoritative sources and scholarly commentaries in public international
GLO 4 Critical thinking
Comprehend the global context in which nations states peoples and other communities attempt to coordinate and regulate their interactions
GLO 8 Global citizenship
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year.
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MLL277 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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