Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the conclusion of this course, it is intended that students who have successfully completed all of the course requirements will be able to:
- Demonstrate a practical understanding of how international legal advice is provided to the Australian Government;
- Debate how best to structure the provision of international legal advice to the Australian Government;
- Apply their understanding of how to negotiate and draft an international treaty through a simulated negotiation exercise;
- Debate what sort of process for scrutinising and approving treaties would best serve the Australian people;
- Debate whether the current attribution of immunities to diplomats is warranted;
- Outline what important steps are involved in international litigation;
- Debate the ethical issues arising in the provision of international legal advice;
- Hypothesise about how international law will likely be applied to international legal problems in the future; and
- Plan and execute legal research with independence in order to produce original scholarship.
Other InformationThis is an intensive course with a 4 day compulsory intensive (see LLM timetable for dates).
Approximately 6 weeks from the completion of the intensive your final
assessment will be due. Contact with fellow students and the convenor, both
prior to the intensive and after, is conducted via the Wattle course site.
Assessment is likely to consist of:
- Class contributions (10%)
- Negotiation exercise (45%)
- Research Paper (45%, 3,000 words) .
Students must rely on the Course Study Guide which will be available on the Wattle course site approximately four weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
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Workload26 hours of face to face teaching (4 day intensive). The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours.
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Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsThere is no prescribed text.
Students must rely on the approved Course Study
Guide which will be posted to the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks
prior to the commencement of the course.
An e-brick will be available on the Wattle course site.
Assumed KnowledgeParticipants must have completed Principles of International Law (LAWS8182) or equivalent.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.
- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5665||17 May 2019||17 May 2019||31 May 2019||13 Jul 2019||In Person||N/A|