MLJ734 - Public International Law


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MLM785
EFTSL value: 0.125

For students enrolled in M729 Juris Doctor: MLJ701

For all other students: Nil

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MLL277
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and asynchronous collaborative learning up to a maximum of 1.5 hours each week which includes weekly recorded lectures and 1 x 1.5 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each 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.

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