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International Law

Postgraduate | RMI-OJD220 | 2024

Appreciate the principles, rules and institutions that enable relations between nation states. Integrate your understanding of treaty based international law, the United Nations Security Council's role and other international courts and tribunals

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks

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International Law

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject you will be able to:

    1. demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of the legal issues relating to customary international law / treaty based international law and the role, powers and functions of the Subjected Nations Security Council as well as other international courts and tribunals
    2. critically evaluate customary and treaty-based international law
    3. analyse and research complex problems relating to international public law and make reasoned and appropriate choices amongst alternatives
    4. demonstrate sophisticated cognitive and creative skills in approaching legal issues relating to international law and generate appropriate responses
    5. demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, legal methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions and identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues relating to international public law.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:

  • RMI-OJD110-Introduction to the Australian Legal System and Legal Methods (no longer available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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