International Law module (LW32016)

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Module code


International Law


The aims of this module are:

  • to introduce students to public international law
  • to familiarise students with the framework and mechanisms of the international legal system and provide them with knowledge of the core international law topics and a solid understanding of the theoretical and practical issues attached to these areas of law
  • to facilitate the development of transferable analytical, research and communication skills
  • to promote a critical approach to this area of law

Examples of content

  • subjects of international law
  • sources of international law
  • peaceful settlement of disputes
  • the use of force in international law
  • state Responsibility
  • jurisdiction
  • acquisition of Territory

SCQF credits

30 credits