Public International Law

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Credits

20

Module code

LW51144

Public International Law

Aims

To introduce students to public international law and 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 public international law.

Also aims to facilitate the development of transferable analytical, research and communication skills, and to promote a critical approach to public international 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

SCQF credits

20