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LAW60047   Principles of International Law   (15 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Pre-requisites for   LAW6419   LAW647   LAW684   (when the module is running)
Co-requisites   MA Global Law & Politics students: core module `The Politics of International Law


This module provides students with a foundational knowledge of public international law. The topics covered include the nature and scope of international law, its sources, personality and recognition, acquisition of territory and self-determination, the relationship between international law and national law, and an introduction to jurisdiction and immunities.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 140.0
Seminar 10.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 100 % S1