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International Law

International  law focuses on the legal framework regulating the interaction between States  and their relationships with each other.  As a field of study, it covers issues as  diverse as when a state may have recourse to force, the negotiation of an  investment treaty between two States, individual criminal responsibility of a  State’s leader for the commission of international crimes, resolving disputes  over territory, regulation of piracy on the high seas, responding to  significant natural disasters, terrorism, human rights, regulating trade, and  protecting the environment. It is a rewarding and ever-changing area, with the  issues always contemporary.

UNSW has great depth and variety in international law, with a strong  interdisciplinary focus.  UNSW academics produce research and advice that contributes to the development and  implementation of international law, and in shaping policy on important  issues, both nationally and internationally.


Centres

UNSW Law’s Centres, Networks and Groups bring together some of the keenest academic minds in the law to address issues that matter. They provide excellent opportunities for our students to work alongside the discipline’s leading academics.

Networks & Groups

Undergraduate programs

Postgraduate programs

Internships & Clinics

  • LAWS3308 UNSW Law Externally Hosted Internships
  • LAWS3307 UNSW Law On Site Internships

Undergraduate courses

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  • LAWS3123 Chinese Legal System (Shanghai)
  • LAWS3157 Chinese Regulation of International Business
  • LAWS3139 Indonesian Law
  • LAWS3145 International Economic Law in the Asian Region
  • LAWS3181 International Humanitarian Law
  • LAWS3086 International Law Competitive Moot
  • LAWS3084 International Trade Law: The Law and Policy of the WTO
  • LAWS3241 Jewish Law
  • LAWS3068 Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective
  • LAWS3381 Public International Law
  • LAWS3425 Research Thesis: 4 UOC
  • LAWS3423 Research Thesis: 6 UOC
  • LAWS3276 Sir Anthony Mason Rsch Proj in Constitutional Law
  • LAWS3149 Theories of Law and Biology
  • LAWS3308 UNSW Law Externally Hosted Internships
  • LAWS3307 UNSW Law On Site Internships

General education

  • GENL0252 Sport, Law & International Diplomacy
  • GENL1021 World Religions: Laws & Customs

Juris Doctor (JD) courses

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  • JURD7584 An Uncensored History of International Law
  • JURD7473 Asian Competition Law
  • JURD7323 Chinese Legal System (Shanghai)
  • JURD7657 Chinese Regulation of International Business
  • JURD7507 Current Issues in International Human Rights Law
  • JURD7344 Electronic Commerce Law & Practice
  • JURD7551 European Union Law
  • JURD7710 Globalisation and Commercial Law
  • JURD7350 Globalisation and Intellectual Property Law
  • JURD7464 Human Rights and Security
  • JURD7539 Indonesian Law
  • JURD7891 International Criminal Law
  • JURD7445 International Economic Law in the Asian Region
  • JURD7520 International Financial Law
  • JURD7381 International Humanitarian Law
  • JURD7479 International Investment Law
  • JURD7486 International Law Competitive Moot
  • JURD7691 International Law of Equality and Discrimination
  • JURD7585 International Organisations
  • JURD7484 International Trade Law: The Law and Policy of the WTO
  • JURD7765 Intro to Chinese Regulation of Int'l Business
  • JURD7390 Issues in Space Law
  • JURD7641 Jewish Law
  • JURD7270 Law in the Global Context
  • JURD7488 Law of Armed Conflict
  • JURD7586 Law of the Sea
  • JURD7472 Law of the World Trade Organisation
  • JURD7368 Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective
  • JURD7353 Peoples' Tribunals and International Law
  • JURD7402 Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • JURD7481 Public International Law
  • JURD7521 Research Project: 2 uoc
  • JURD7423 Research Thesis: 4 uoc
  • JURD7823 Research Thesis: 6 uoc
  • JURD7434 Research Thesis: Extended
  • JURD7388 Settlement of International Disputes
  • JURD7476 Sir Anthony Mason Rsch Proj in Constitutional Law
  • JURD7193 State Crime, the Law and Civil Society
  • JURD7449 Theories of Law and Biology
  • JURD7308 UNSW Law Externally Hosted Internships
  • JURD7307 UNSW Law On Site Internships
  • JURD7689 World Trade Law: Contemporary Issues and Concerns

Postgraduate courses

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  • LAWS8084 An Uncensored History in International Law
  • LAWS8073 Asian Competition Law
  • LAWS8189 Business and Human Rights
  • LAWS8038 Chinese Corporate and Securities Law
  • LAWS8066 Climate Law
  • LAWS8041 Commercial Conflict of Laws
  • LAWS8289 Comparative Anti-Terrorism Law
  • LAWS8219 Competition Law and Policy
  • LAWS8415 Contemp Issues in Int'l & Domestic Indigenous Law
  • LAWS8107 Current Issues in International Human Rights Law
  • LAWS8081 Current Issues in International Law
  • LAWS8151 European Union Law
  • LAWS8182 Global Governance and Social Justice
  • LAWS8118 Global Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective
  • LAWS8210 Globalisation and Commercial Law
  • LAWS8050 Globalisation and Intellectual Property Law
  • LAWS8164 Human Rights and Security
  • LAWS8166 Human Rights Fieldwork and Practice
  • LAWS8146 Human Rights Law in Practice (New York)
  • LAWS8413 Indigenous Peoples in International Law
  • LAWS8016 International & Comparative Intellectual Property
  • LAWS8993 International Business Transactions
  • LAWS8104 International Child Law
  • LAWS8183 International Commercial Arbitration
  • LAWS8020 International Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • LAWS8991 International Criminal Law
  • LAWS8145 International Economic Law in the Asian Region
  • LAWS8319 International Environmental Law
  • LAWS8094 International Financial Institutions
  • LAWS8220 International Financial Law
  • LAWS8181 International Human Rights
  • LAWS8079 International Investment Law
  • LAWS8087 International Law and the Use of Force
  • LAWS8391 International Law of Equality and Discrimination
  • LAWS8067 International Law, Human Rights and Cultural Heritage
  • LAWS8085 International Organisations
  • LAWS8190 International Refugee Law
  • LAWS8365 Intro to Chinese Regulation of Int'l Business
  • LAWS8188 Law of Armed Conflict
  • LAWS8086 Law of the Sea
  • LAWS8972 Law of the World Trade Organisation
  • LAWS8192 Law, Rights and Development
  • LAWS8162 Media and Human Rights
  • LAWS8078 Mediation
  • LAWS8114 Minority Shareholders' Rights
  • LAWS8241 Pacific Island Legal Systems (Vanuatu)
  • LAWS8082 Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes
  • LAWS8153 Peoples' Tribunals and International Law
  • LAWS8180 Principles of International Law
  • LAWS8102 Proliferations of Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • LAWS8064 Regulation, Litigation and Enforcement
  • LAWS8423 Research Thesis: 6 uoc
  • LAWS8422 Research Thesis: Extended
  • LAWS8193 State Crime, the Law and Civil Society
  • LAWS8989 World Trade Law: Contemporary Issues and Concerns