Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Seminars. Five in Melbourne during early Semester 1 and the rest taught intensively in Geneva, Switzerland, during the Winter Recess (July). Please refer to the Law School subject page for specific dates.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Semester 1 and Winter Recess (15 hours per week). |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
|Prerequisites:||Permission from the subject coordinator.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Studies in public international law are an advantage.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||A student may not undertake both this subject and Global Lawyer during their degree.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills, and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to providing support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Bruce Oswald, Assoc Prof Tania Voon, Prof Andrew Mitchell
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
|Subject Overview:||The subject examines the place of international institutions within the international legal order, considering their structure, normative underpinnings, and activities. It focuses on inter-governmental organisations but also considers non-governmental organisations and the role of civil society and national governments in both types of institution. It considers how international institutions reflect conflicting notions of fragmentation and unity in international law. Principal topics to be covered include: |
A candidate who has successfully completed this subject should:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Printed materials will be available from the Melbourne Law School.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
This subject has a quota of 25. Please contact the Law Student Centre for enrolment information.
Students are selected into this subject via an application process. Please refer to the Law School subject page for application information.
Any travel and accommodation costs associated with this subject are not included in tuition fees.
The research essay in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
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