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LAW6157   Theoretical Foundations of International Organisations   (15 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Co-requisites   LAW685 Legal Research Writing Skills


In the contemporary era states are increasingly pursuing their common objectives through the creation of international organisations, whether these organisations be regional (Organisation of American States OAS) or functional (International Labour Organisation ILO, World Health Organisation WHO) in nature or whether they are pursuant to security concerns (United Nations UN, NATO) or even organisations adopting quasi state-like features (European Union - EU). This module will trace the political and legal history of international organisations in international relations and seek to situate them within their broader theoretical context.


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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 138.0
Seminar 12.0

Methods of assessment

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