LAWS6865 - International Dispute Resolution


  • Gain an in-depth analysis of international dispute resolution as a technique for resolving public international law disputes.
  • Utilise The United Nations Charter provisions for the peaceful settlement of international disputes as the basic framework for the review of dispute resolution techniques.


Negotiation; good offices; mediation; conciliation; arbitration; and adjudication; in-depth analysis of certain disputes and the legal and political techniques used in their resolution, including the Tehran Hostages case, the Nuclear Tests case, the East Timor case, and dispute over the status of Kosovo.

This unit replaced LAWS6865 - International Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice and LAWS6865 - International Dispute Resolution: Principles


Semester 2 Intensive
5, 6 & 12, 13 September 2014

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


  • 1 x Take Home Exam (30%)
  • 1 x 6,000 Word Research Essay (70%)

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