INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE SETTLEMENT

LAW3IDS

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the fundamentals of international commercial dispute settlement and relevant bodies that operate in Asia. An overseas study tour is undertaken to develop an understanding of the legal and cultural context of the various dispute settlement bodies and how they fit within the broader spectrum of global dispute settlement. Students will learn about each country's legal culture and its approach to dispute settlement mechanisms from both a governmental policy perspective as well as the national legal practitioners perspective.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorOz Susler

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites A minimum of 70 marks in LAW2CTA and must have subejct coordinators apporval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions admission to the subject is by application to the Law School

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInternational Dispute SettlementPrescribedJ.G. Merrills, latest editionCambridge Uni Press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Engage in independent and reflective learning

Activities:
Presentation, Final Research Project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

02. Provide evidence of ability to communicate and write appropriately for a variety of academic contexts.

Activities:
Research Proposal, Final Research Project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Develop and execute a research project from proposal stage to carrying out research and finally to writing up.

Activities:
Research Proposal, Final Research Project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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