School of Law

SOLM116 Fundamental Questions in the Law of Treaties (Sem 1)

Module Description

This module focuses on the most fundamental elements of the law of treaties. It is based on the analysis of the text of the 1969 Vienna Convention on the law of Treaties. It relies on the case law of international courts and tribunals and the theory of international law.  Anyone who wants to study or practice international law should take this module, as giving an invariable analysis of the law of treaties, which is the pillar of international law.  This module deals with such important issues as the definition of the treaty in international law; consent to be bound;  interpretation of treaties; reservation s to treaties.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Public International Law

Mode of Assessment

5,000-7,500 word essay

Credits

30 Credits