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LAW684   International Criminal Law   (15 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Pre-requisites   Or a demonstrable knowledge of public international law acquired from prior study.


The module introduces students to crimes of an international nature committed by individuals that affect the interests of States and require an international response. The history and development of international crimes and responses to them is considered. It includes: the history and development of international criminal law, an examination of crimes against humanity, war crimes, genocide and aspects of terrorism; the role of restorative justice in the context of these most serious of crimes; and some of the evidentiary issues associated with international criminal justice.


Reading List

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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 % S2