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School of Law

SOLM264 International Migration Law (A21)

This module examines the regulation in international law of human mobility for economic and other purposes (excluding for asylum under the international refuge law regime, which is studied in depth in SOLM171).

It provides a comprehensive overview of the concepts and workings of several specialized branches of international law in relation to migration in a global context. The module will look at international labour law; international human rights law; international security and anti-terrorism instruments; the maritime conventions and the law of the sea; nationality, borders and criminal law measures; as well as to disaster law, international environmental law, and development aid law to provide a comprehensive overview of the different regimes concerned with the regulation of the phenomenon.

Applicable groupings

Mode of Assessment

3 hour 15 minute exam

Credits

30 Credits