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    Overview

    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 instruments, institutions and contemporary debates. The course enables students to develop an understanding of the significance of international human rights law, how it has been deployed and debated in a range of differing legal and social contexts.

    About this paper

    Paper title International Human Rights Law
    Subject Law
    EFTS 0.1
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $710.30
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    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

    Dr Stephen Young

    Textbooks

    Course readings via eReserve.

    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, its contentious origins, the institutions, debates, and challenges arising in and human rights.

    Students who successfully complete this paper will develop an understanding of the significance of international human rights law in relation to New Zealand domestic law, as well as larger debates about international law, development, values, and empire.

    Timetable

    Semester 2

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

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41

    Overview

    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 instruments, institutions and contemporary debates. The course enables students to develop an understanding of the significance of international human rights law, how it has been deployed and debated in a range of differing legal and social contexts.

    About this paper

    Paper title International Human Rights Law
    Subject Law
    EFTS 0.1
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2024 have not yet been set
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    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

    Dr Stephen Young

    Textbooks

    Course readings via eReserve.

    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, its contentious origins, the institutions, debates, and challenges arising in and human rights.

    Students who successfully complete this paper will develop an understanding of the significance of international human rights law in relation to New Zealand domestic law, as well as larger debates about international law, development, values, and empire.

    Timetable

    Semester 2

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

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 29-35, 37-42
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