Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:June, 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: Successful completion of all the below subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
|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.
CoordinatorDr Guy Sinclair
Phone: +61 3 8344 6190
The actions and activities of international organisations have been much scrutinised in recent years. This subject will focus on the law common to international (inter-governmental) organisations in order to understand the complex legal framework which governs their work. It will critically analyse the features of such organisations in light of recent practice and case law, with a particular emphasis on issues that have arisen in the major global inter-governmental institutions (for example, the United Nations) and regional organisations (for example, the European Union and ASEAN). The subject will highlight recent controversies in international organisations to illustrate the application of the law to complex factual situations
This subject will be of interest to students with a desire to develop their understanding of the role of international organisations and the legal regimes which govern their work. Guy Fiti Sinclair is a Senior Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington Law School, an Associate Director of the New Zealand Centre for Public Law, and the Associate Editor of the European Journal of International Law. Guy's major research interests are in the fields of international organisations law, law and global governance, and the history and theory of international law.
Principal topics include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject will:
Hurdle Requirement: A minimum of 75% attendance.
Specialist printed materials will be made available free of charge from the Melbourne Law School prior to the pre-teaching period.
Malcolm Evans (ed), International Law (4 th ed, 2014, Oxford University Press).
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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:||www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS90047/2016|
Graduate Diploma in International Economic Law |
Graduate Diploma in International Law
Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies
Master of Laws
Master of Public and International Law
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