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Foundations of International Law

Foundations of International Law is an introductory module suitable for those who have not previously studied either law or international law.

Topics covered

Foundations of International Law is an introductory module suitable for those who have not previously studied either law or international law. This module aims to introduce students both to the 'building blocks' of international law and to basic legal research and writing skills. By reading a range of theoretical approaches to international law throughout the course (wherever possible from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East), students will also be encouraged to think critically about the rule and role of international law in international affairs.

Assessment 

  • Five written online activities (30% of the module mark)
  • 5,000 word essay (70%).