- Code STST8107
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Strategic Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
As a contextual component of strategic and operational appreciation, planning and conduct, the international legal regime operates as an important facilitator and limiter. Whilst legal advice is generally made available to military commanders engaged in planning and conducting operations, it is vital that these commanders also have a basic familiarity with the fundamental concepts and main elements of international law and the international legal system, and the way both interact with military operations.
This course is only open to students posted to the Australian Command Staff College.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate effective communication skills.
- Describe how international law influences military planning and decision-making, and the conduct of military operations.
- Identify and analyse the role of selected international legal issues on the planning and conduct of military operations.
- Describe and clearly identify the potential implications of non-compliance with international law.
- Explain and evaluate the implications of Australia’s legal obligations in terms of shaping Australia’s strategic environment.
Short Assignment (20%), Essay (40%), Examination (40%)
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Teaching will occur intensively across approximately 10 working days. Assessment is scheduled during and after the teaching period as part of the overall program timetabling.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Core reading materials will be available as an e-brick.
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