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LS551F: THE LAW OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS (2015-2016)

Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:37


Course Overview

The course deals with the creation of international organisations, their legal powers and limitations in various fields of international relations. Looking at international and regional organisations, the United Nations and the European Union included, it provides a sample of international organisations’ structures which leads to general conclusions as to the role played by international organisations in the international arena.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Irène Couzigou

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Law (LS) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course deals with the creation of international organisations, their legal powers and limitations in various fields of international relations. Looking at international and regional organisations, the United Nations and the European Union included, it provides a sample of international organisations’ structures which leads to general conclusions as to the role played by international organisations in the international arena.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc International Relations and International Law
  • MSc Strategic Studies and International Law

Contact Teaching Time

40 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

First attempt: 30% coursework (2500 words) and 70% exam (2 hours). Resit: 100% two hour examination, to be taken at the next diet.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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