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LAWS467 International Human Rights Law

International human rights legal issues, processes and structures, and their relevance to New Zealand law and practice.

The primary objective of this course is to develop an understanding of international human rights law generally and of the institutions and processes that underpin the norms and instruments in this area. The course also aims to enable students to develop an understanding of the significance of international human rights law and standards in relation to New Zealand domestic law.

Paper title International Human Rights Law
Paper code LAWS467
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $633.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,720.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 201, LAWS 202, LAWS 203, LAWS 204
Limited to
GDipBHL, LLB, LLB(Hons), MBHL
Notes
(i) Not all optional papers will be available in any given year. (ii) May not be credited together with LAWS474 passed in 1999-2001.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Paul Roth
Textbooks
Course materials available from the Faculty
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The primary objective of this paper is to develop an understanding of international human rights law generally and of the institutions and processes that underpin the norms and instruments in this area. The paper also aims to enable students to develop an understanding of the significance of international human rights law and standards in relation to New Zealand domestic law.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

International human rights legal issues, processes and structures, and their relevance to New Zealand law and practice.

The primary objective of this course is to develop an understanding of international human rights law generally and of the institutions and processes that underpin the norms and instruments in this area. The course also aims to enable students to develop an understanding of the significance of international human rights law and standards in relation to New Zealand domestic law.

Paper title International Human Rights Law
Paper code LAWS467
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
LAWS 201, LAWS 202, LAWS 203, LAWS 204
Limited to
GDipBHL, LLB, LLB(Hons), MBHL
Notes
(i) Not all optional papers will be available in any given year. (ii) May not be credited together with LAWS474 passed in 1999-2001.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Paul Roth
Textbooks
Course materials available from the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The primary objective of this paper is to develop an understanding of international human rights law generally and of the institutions and processes that underpin the norms and instruments in this area. The paper also aims to enable students to develop an understanding of the significance of international human rights law and standards in relation to New Zealand domestic law.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41