- Total units 24 Units
- Areas of interest Law
- Specialisation code INTC-SPEC
- Academic career Undergraduate
- Academic Contact AsPr Ron Levy
Developing skills in international and comparative law equips students for modern global and transnational legal practice. International law and institutions have an ever increasing relevance to domestic policy and legal issues. Comparative law provides students with the skills to understand foreign legal systems and the approach taken to resolving legal issues in other countries.
This specialisation will give students the skills necessary to navigate international and foreign legal system, particularly in the Asia-pacific region, with the opportunity to focus on areas of particular interest through a wide array of elective courses. It is highly flexible, allowing you to choose courses that suit your interests or that extend your knowledge in new directions. Whether you want to work in private practice, an NGO, within government or are looking to expand your legal knowledge, this specialisation provides the necessary skills and knowledge.
Review, analyse, and synthesise knowledge from primary and secondary legal sources to identify and provide solutions to International and Comparative Law problems.
Interpret and critically evaluate International and Comparative Law and its social, ethical and cultural impact on society, at a local, national, and international level.
Undertake technical legal research to access a range of legal materials, literature databases, and other online sources, and apply legal or interdisciplinary research methodologies to evaluate and synthesise findings.
Communicate to a variety of legal and non-legal audiences in a range of oral and written formats.
Work both independently and collaboratively as required, and evaluate and reflect on feedback to develop personal, professional and ethical capability across a range of legal disciplines.
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This Undergraduate Specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:
24 units from completion of the following course(s):
LAWS4010 Jessup Moot
LAWS4171 Kyoto Seminar: Japanese Law and Society
LAWS4223 International Dispute Resolution
LAWS4224 International Law of the Sea
LAWS4225 International Law of Human Rights
LAWS4226 International Trade Law
LAWS4227 Japanese Law and Society
LAWS4229 Law and Society in South East Asia
LAWS4239 Law and Armed Conflict
LAWS4247 Survey of United States Law
LAWS4248 Selected Topics in Australian-United States Comparative Law (Alabama)
LAWS4257 Selected Topics in Australian-United States Comparative Law (ANU)
LAWS4258 International Organisations (Geneva)
LAWS4264 Advanced International Law
LAWS4266 International Arbitration and Negotiation Moot Competition in Japan
LAWS4271 Refugee Law
LAWS4276 Chinese Law and Society
LAWS4279 Law and Politics of European Integration
LAWS4301 Law and Development Clinic
LAWS4302 International Law Clinic
LAWS4306 International Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration
LAWS4315 Law and Development in the Contemporary South Pacific
LAWS4340 Space Law & Governance
LAWS4341 Law, Markets and Justice
LAWS4700 Law Research Capstone ProjectBack to the top