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School of Law

SOLM189 International Investment Law (Sem 1)

Module Description

This module offers a comprehensive treatment of international law governing foreign investments. It identifies and analyses the sources, scope and content of the substantive international law rules that determine investor-State relationships, and discusses their application in practice. It examines the international law context within which investment law rules emerge and the substantive principles and standards that apply to investor-state relationships. It highlights the overlaps, similarities and differences divergent investment legal instruments enabling students to give advice about the application of investment law in specific cases.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Dispute Resolution
  • LLM in Public International Law
  • LLM in International Business Law
  • LLM in International Economics Law

Mode of Assessment

5,000-7,500 word essay


30 Credits