- Code LAWS4223
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Law School
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Human Sciences
- Work Integrated Learning Simulation/Virtual
The course is delivered in two Parts. Part I comprises four foundational 3-hour lectures (total 12 hours), which introduce the theory and history of International Dispute Resolution, as well as the six primary mechanisms of IDR contained in Article VI of the United Nations Charter. These mechanisms are: Negotiation, Mediation, Inquiry, Conciliation, Arbitration and Judicial Settlement. Part II comprises the 3-day Intensive IDR workshop (total 24 hours). This workshop provides experiential learning opportunities for students, as they participate in a series of real-life IDR simulations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Define, explain, distinguish and apply the basic concepts
and terminology of the international law relating to international dispute
- Define and distinguish amongst the variety of processes by which
international dispute resolution is undertaken and the roles played by the
most important courts, tribunals and institutions;
- Define, explain and apply the relevant principles of international
dispute resolution as found in the 1945 Charter of the United Nations, and
the 1945 Statute of the International Court of Justice;
- Explain and demonstrate through particular cases the relevance of
international dispute resolution to current political and social developments
at the international and national levels;
- Select and apply a range of approaches in written and oral
communication, and apply critical thinking required to bring about creative
solutions to complex international dispute resolution problems;
- Use, interpret and apply a wide range of legal materials in both on-line
and traditional media from international and national sources; and
- Plan and complete a research project or task, with some independence.
Work Integrated Learning
The practical components of this course provides students with the opportunity to put into practice the theory and history of International Dispute Resolution as well as the six primary mechanisms of IDR contained in Article VI of the United Nations Charter. These mechanisms are: Negotiation, Mediation, Inquiry, Conciliation, Arbitration and Judicial Settlement. The intensive workshop in the second half of the course provides experiential learning opportunities for students, as they participate in a series of real-life IDR simulations.
Classes may be offered in non-standard sessions and be taught on an intensive base with compulsory contact hours (a minimum of 36 hours). Please refer to the LLB timetable for dates. Please contact the ANU College of Law Student Administration Services to request a permission code to enrol in classes offered in non-standard sessions.
- The proposed means of assessment for this course will provide students with the option of undertaking at least two pieces of assessment. The assessment for each class is published in the Class Summary. Refer to previous class summaries for an overview of assessment tasks used in past classes. (null) [LO null]
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- Classes offered in non-standard sessions will be taught on an intensive base with compulsory contact hours (approximately 36 hours of face to face teaching). The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion of this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours.
- Classes offered during semester periods are expected to have three contact hours per week. Students are generally expected to devote at least 10 hours overall per week to this course.
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Requisite and Incompatibility
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|6524||10 Jun 2024||TBA||TBA||19 Jul 2024||In Person||N/A|