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International Law - LCP4801

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: CSL2601 & LME3701 (LME3701 - not applicable to 98680 for 4th level students, but ONLY for 2018)
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students with advanced knowledge, skills and attitudes to analyse and solve problems relating to international law. Upon completing this module, students should be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the history and theoretical framework of international law, the most pressing and prevalent issues regarding the general principles of international law, including the place and role of international law within the South African legal system, as provided for in the Constitution, 1996. They will also be able to use appropriate methods, skills, and research to apply the principles relating to international law in a variety of contexts, which are typical of the demands set for students at the fourth year level of the LLB degree. The module will further enable them to do research in order to produce critical legal arguments, and with guided support, take responsibility for the legal opinions that they advance.