Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The total class time is between 24 and 26 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
For more information, contact the Melbourne Law Masters office.
The relevance of the subject is inspired by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) creation of a regional human rights mechanism, the first such regional body in Asia. The United Nations (UN) organised workshops with experts from regional bodies to advise ASEAN on how a minimally credible regional human rights mechanism functions. The subject will examine what elements the existing regional human rights bodies – the European, the inter-American and the African – have in common and how they are different. The Professor worked for 33 years for the inter- American system. She spent different periods seconded to both the UN and the European systems and is also familiar with the African system. She participated as an expert in various UN and non-government organisation (NGO) sponsored workshops on the creation of a regional body and the drafting of a human rights declaration. The topic is designed to raise awareness in Australia about this new regional human rights body in the Asian region.
Using the inter-American system as a model, the principal topics will include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject will:
10,000 word research paper (100%) (29 January 2014) on a topic approved by the subject coordinator
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS70432/2013|
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