LAWS6167 - International Law II


  • Examine how international law is created, implemented and enforced by national legal systems and through international organisations.
  • Examine the different ways in which law's transboundary impacts can be understood by considering international, transnational, global and comparative perspectives on law-making.
  • Explore the relationship between international law and domestic law in depth, both in a comparative perspective and with particular reference to the impact of international law on Australian law and legal institutions.


How international organisations are established and function to develop and implement international norms; contemporary concerns relating to the development of global administrative law and anxieties surrounding the potential fragmentation of international law.


Semester 1 2014 (Group A)
Wednesday evenings, 6-8pm

Semester 2 Intensive (Group B)
10, 11 & 24 25 October 2014

The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.

This unit is compulsory for Master of International Law (MIL) and Graduate Diploma in International Law (GradDipILaw) candidates.

This unit replaced LAWS6167 International Law and Australian Institutions.


  • 1 x 3000 Word Take-Home Exam (40%)
  • 1 x 4000 Word Essay (60%)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

You can credit this unit towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Study.

Courses this unit is available in

Master of Laws | Graduate Diploma in Law | Master of Global Law | Master of International Law | Graduate Diploma in International Law | Master of Environmental Law | Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law | Master of Environmental Science and Law