MLM719 - Human Rights Law and Policy


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

Students enrolled in M737 and M726: MLM704

Students enrolled in M729: MLJ701 and MLJ709

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2h class + 1h seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week


This unit provides an introduction to international human rights law.  It will consider human rights standards as established in international law, international law mechanisms in place to enforce these standards and situations when limitations on human rights are permitted.  The implementation of human rights at the domestic level will also be critically examined.  The study will include consideration of specific human rights and specific contemporary issues in human rights law, with a particular focus on the relationship between government policy and human rights practice.

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