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International Law

Specialisation

The specialsation permits the study of core areas of international law, while also offering a variety of specialisations in both public and private international law. Study is informed by the Sydney Centre for International Law (SCIL), a leading centre of research, teaching and practice in international law in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. SCIL promotes public debate on international legal issues, advises governments and non-government organisations, and in recent years has worked in development programs in Nepal, Iraq and the Philippines. The Centre hosts a series of free public seminars on cutting edge issues of international law. Study includes international law in relation to: business, commercial arbitration, the environment, human rights, the use of armed force, refugees, immigration and nationality, tax treaties, international taxation, and electives focusing on Chinese, Japanese and Indonesian law.

About this specialistion

Your study plan will depend on the master's degree or graduate diploma inn which you complete your specialisation. Please consult the Sydney Law School for advice.

Graduate opportunities

The specialisation is designed for lawyers or non-lawyers who wish to upgrade their qualification(s) for the purposes of career advancement or professional and academic interest.

The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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