• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Law
  • Specialisation code HUST-SPEC

As the world's population nears 8 billion and the demand for resources increases, there is a need to understand the consequences of climate change, environmental and other natural disasters, conflict, pandemics, automation, under-developed economies, human rights breaches, and corruption. This specialisation will equip lawyers, professionals and policy-makers with the skills to assess critically topics that will explore these issues from a legal, regulatory and policy perspective.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Differentiate between legal and policy issues arising from the consequences of human insecurity.
  2. Compare the regulatory and policy regimes that govern different aspects of global human security.
  3. Distinguish between man-made and natural forces that impact on human insecurity.
  4. Identify and evaluate different legal and policy approaches to tackling some of the world's pressing problems.
  5. Critically examine scholarship in relation to human insecurity arising from the consequences of environmental and other natural disasters, pandemics, and human rights breaches.
  6. Collaborate to research particular case uses and scenarios and how law and policy can help to regulate the consequences of conflict, climate change and corruption.

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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

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