15 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module provides students with a foundational knowledge of public international law. The topics covered include the nature and scope of international law, its sources, personality and recognition, acquisition of territory and self-determination, the relationship between international law and national law, and an introduction to jurisdiction and immunities.

Staff Contact: Russell Buchan
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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