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LAWS412 International Law

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

The principles of the law of nations in peace, war and neutrality. An introduction to the law of international organisation.

This paper offers an introduction to public international law. It covers broad topics: the nature and sources of international law; international actors; jurisdiction and immunities; state responsibility; the use of force.

Paper title International Law
Paper code LAWS412
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $672.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,118.80

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96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
Teaching staff

Mr Stephen Smith

Course materials for this paper are provided by 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.
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Learning Outcomes
Students will have gained an active understanding of the basic principles and processes of international law, as well as the ability to analyse international law problems.

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Not offered in 2020

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system