School Of Law

Principles of International LawWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200964.1


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Bachelor of Laws or equivalent qualification

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in courses 8083 Bachelor of Research Studies/Master of Research, 8084/8085 Master of Research, 2824 Master of Laws, 2784 or 2810 Master of Laws (International Governance).

About this Unit
This unit explores the nature, role and characteristics of international law; the concepts of statehood; sovereignty and jurisdiction; the relationships between domestic and international law; the role of law and treaties; and the role of international organisations such as the United Nations and International Court of Justice. The unit also examines contemporaneous and contentious issues of international law.

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2826.1Juris DoctorCURRENT
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT


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A2016.1Master of Laws (Law Graduate) - 120cp pathwayCURRENT
A2017.1Master of Laws (Non Law Graduate) - 80cp pathwayCURRENT
A2018.1Master of Laws (Non Law Graduate) - 120cp pathwayCURRENT
A2019.1Master of Laws (Law & Non Law Graduates) - 160cp pathwayCURRENT

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