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Public International Law

public international law
Course IDCourse NameFaculty
LA07Public International LawLaw

Public International Law

Public international law is of increasing importance as states increase their political, economic and social ties with each other. A knowledge of public international law is becoming essential for many lawyers in governments, international organisations and international law firms.

Course Aims and Objectives

By the time you have finished studying this course, you should be able to:

  • show that you have understood, and that you can apply, the basic principles and techniques of public international law
  • demonstrate a detailed understanding of certain selected substantive areas of public international law
  • demonstrate that you have an overview of public international law sufficient to serve as a guide for the conduct of study and research in any field of public international law
  • show that you have learned something about the political context within which international law operates.

Course Routes Offered

Qualification Route
LLM BY DIRECTED COURSEWORK STUDY
LLD/PhD BY RESEARCH & DISSERTATION

Course Modules

Module Code Module Title
LA07-001 SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
LA07-002 THE LAW OF TREATIES
LA07-003 INTERNATIONAL LAW AND MUNICIPAL LAW
LA07-004 STATES
LA07-005 TERRITORY
LA07-006 STATE JURISDICTION
LA07-007 STATE RESPOSIBILITY
LA07-008 IMMUNITIES
LA07-009 HUMAN RIGHTS
LA07-010 THE INTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE SEA
LA07-011 ARBITRATION & THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE
LA07-012 THE USE OF FORCE BY STATES

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