This course provides an introduction to the principles and rules of public international law. As a foundational course, it focuses on the key concepts, sources, actors and dispute resolution mechanisms of the international legal system. It also touches upon some of the substantive areas of international legal regulation, such as conflict and security, the global economy and the environment, and introduces the leading theoretical approaches to international law.

Topic: 
Public International Law
Duration: 
4 days (2 Thursdays and Fridays: 5-6 March and 12-13 March)
Next course:
5 March 20206 March 2020 (see all)
Facilitator(s):
Associate Professor Rain Liivoja
Location:
UQ St Lucia (view map)
Enrolment options: 
CPD | non-award | Masters
Cost: 
$2170

Topics covered

  • law, globalization and the State
  • international law, sovereignty, international institutions and governance
  • ‘regional’ globalization : EU model
  • global law, comparative law and comparativism
  • global public goods
  • globalization and comparative constitutionalism
  • globalization and anti-corruption
  • globalization, anti-globalization

Who is the course designed for

Our CPD courses are available to professionals interested in contemporary legal issues.

Whether you're looking to acquire CPD points, expand your knowledge in a specific area of the law, or gain a general understanding of legal issues impacting your profession, our courses will equip you to go further in every possible future.

Style of learning

Our courses are delivered in collaborative, seminar-style teaching environments, in the award-winning Forgan Smith building.

Our CPD participants benefit from small class sizes which encourage group discussion and debate, and 1-on-1 access to industry experts and leading researchers.

Location

This course is delivered at UQ St Lucia campus.

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Enrolment options

 Register for Continuing Professional Development

No entry requirements apply, you are not required to submit assessment, and your course participation may not be used as academic credit towards a qualification. Our courses count toward Queensland Law Society Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points if you can demonstrate relevance to your legal practice. Registration closes 2 weeks before the course starts.

Register as a CPD student


 Enrol as a non-award student

To gain academic credit, you can apply to enrol as a ‘non-award’ student. Your enrolment is called ‘non-award’ because you are not seeking to be awarded a qualification at this point. As a non-award student, you will be required to do course assessment and will gain academic credit for successfully completing the course. You may seek credit for the course if you enrol in a program in the future.

Apply for entry as a non-award student


 Enrol as a part of a Masters degree program

This course is part of the Master of Laws postgraduate program.

 

Upcoming sessions

5 March 2020 9:00am6 March 2020 5:00pm
12 March 2020 9:00am13 March 2020 5:00pm
Associate Professor Rain Liivoja