This topic introduces students to international law and the way in which international law operates globally and within Australia's legal system and prepares them for an involvement with international and cross-border law. This topic covers 'public international law'; however, this topic also briefly introduces students to the operation of private international law and comparative law.
This topic offers a foundational framework of international law which gives students the required knowledge to study many other specialised areas of international law, such as International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Environmental Law, International Trade and Economic Law, among other existing and emerging areas of international law.
The topic also provides students with the specific knowledge required to enrol in mooting and advocacy topics, such as the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
This topic aims to:
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