Law of the Sea
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- 25 Oct 2021
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a broad and coherent understanding of the principles underpinning law of the sea, including the legal framework for maritime activities and how it develops in order to meet new threats as well as enduring tensions and Australia's implementation of law of the sea;
- use well-developed and autonomous judgement to develop persuasive legal arguments, using appropriative technical language, that identify, critically analyse and consolidate contemporary legal issues, legitimacy, coherence and integrity and the process of development of law of the sea; and
- use advanced communication skills to demonstrate the skills of legal research techniques and legal reasoning to develop independent views on legal issues that critically evaluate and synthesise future developments of law of the sea.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Candidature in Bachelor of Laws (4 Years). To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- EquipmentDetails - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- SoftwareDetails - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- TravelDetails - Travel may be required to attend the Final Examination for this subject.
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Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
The subject will focus on the public aspects of International Law concerning control and use of the Sea. The subject examines the theoretical, policy and legal issues with respect to the world's oceans. Historical aspects, sources of the law, navigation, jurisdictional development, environmental issues and the powers and responsibilities of a coastal state in its maritime jurisdictions will all be examined. The subject will discuss the regional development of the law of the sea with respect to Australia.
Research Paper: 3000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Online Assessment: 1500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Final Examination: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will be offered online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit. UNE manages supervised exams associated with your UNE subjects. Prior to census date, UNE releases exam timetables. They’ll email important exam information directly to your UNE email address.
- Research Paper (50%)
- Online Assessment (20%)
- Final Examination (30%)
Current study term: 24 Oct 21 to 04 Feb 22
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