2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
For students enrolled in M729 Juris Doctor: MLJ701
For all other students: Nil
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
2h class + 1h seminar per week
2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week
This unit focuses on public aspects of international law which includes the regulation of peaceful relations between sovereign states, human rights protections and international criminal justice. Topics include the United Nations systems, sources of public international law and regulation of the use of force between sovereign states; and the protection of human rights by international agreements and by means of international criminal justice.
Demonstrate an advanced, critical knowledge of the principles of contemporary public international law
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
Understand the global contexts by which the conduct of individual sovereign states is constrained
GLO1 Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO8: Global citizenship
Carry out a substantial, individual research assignment under supervision
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: MLM785 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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