• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Law
  • Specialisation code INTC-SPEC
International and Comparative Law Specialisation

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.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Review, analyse, and synthesise knowledge from primary and secondary legal sources to identify and provide solutions to International and Comparative Law problems.
  2. Interpret and critically evaluate International and Comparative Law and its social, ethical and cultural impact on society, at a local, national, and international level.
  3. 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.
  4. Communicate to a variety of legal and non-legal audiences in a range of oral and written formats.
  5. 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.

Other Information

Courses counted towards this specialisation can also be counted towards another specialisation, provided they are listed on the Study Tab under the relevant specialisation. 

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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):

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