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This Open Universities Australia and RMIT University unit covers a wide range of topics within the field of International Law. You will learn about the sources of international law, examine customary international law and general principles, and review the role of international treaties and agreements.
Throughout this online unit you will become familiar with the way in which international laws are dealt with across a range of issues including human rights, criminal activity, and breaches of environmental law. You will also become familiar with the concepts of jurisdiction and immunities, and will be aware of the ways that the doctrine of international responsibility governs scenarios in which international obligation is breached.
You will also learn about the importance and roles of international regulation bodies such as the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation, and the OECD, and the way in which they govern and intervene in particular situations.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this law unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit will give you a working knowledge of international law, and enable you to further develop your legal research skills. Upon completion of the unit, you will be able to locate relevant sources of law, and to identify the essential points from these sources. You will then be able to apply these facts in accordance with standard legal methods.
You will also develop a greater understanding of the complexities of international law, which is a useful body of knowledge for any professional interested in working in international trade, diplomacy, international human rights advocacy, and global politics.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.