Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:October, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject has a quota of 30 students. Please refer to the Melbourne Law Masters website for further information about the management of subject quotas and waitlists.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24-26 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
The pre-teaching period commences four weeks before the subject commencement date. From this time, students are expected to access and review the Reading Guide that will be available from the LMS subject page and the subject materials provided by the subject coordinator, which will be available from Melbourne Law School. Refer to the Reading Guide for confirmation of which resources need to be read and what other preparation is required before the teaching period commences.
Melbourne Law Masters Students: None
JD Students: None
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
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 Student Equity and Disability Support.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank are arguably the two least understood and most controversial international organisations. Both are key components of the international financial system and significant players in the worldwide response to the Global Financial Crisis. They also play a vital role in national economies (as seen for example in the IMF’s involvement in the Euro-zone rescue and its analytical work on the historic rise in sovereign debt). This subject will focus on the IMF and World Bank while also providing students with a sophisticated understanding of the broader international financial system and its problems. It is taught by Katharine Christopherson, Assistant General Counsel in the IMF Legal Department, and Elizabeth Sheargold, a research fellow with the Global Economic Law Network, Melbourne Law School. A presentation will also be provided by the World Bank’s representative for the Pacific region. The subject provides a valuable insider’s perspective on the ‘Bretton Woods‘ institutions.
This subject examines the global financial order, with a strong focus on the international monetary system and the IMF.
Principal topics include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject will:
A minimum of 75% attendance is a hurdle requirement.
Specialist printed materials will be made available free of charge from the Melbourne Law School prior to the pre-teaching period.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS70013/2016|
Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance Law |
Graduate Diploma in International Economic Law
Graduate Diploma in International Law
Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies
Master of Banking and Finance Law
Master of Commercial Law
Master of Law and Development
Master of Laws
Master of Public and International Law
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