School of Law

SOLM131 International Law of the Sea (Sem 1)

Module Description

The module provides a critical analysis of the international law of the sea. It examines the codification of the law of the sea that led to the adoption of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, the main sources of the law of the sea, including treaties and custom, the institutional arrangements and international legal framework for governance of the world’s oceans, and the zonal regime of maritime zones that constitutes the foundation of the international law of the sea. The module will also focus on the delimitation methodologies and the compulsory system of dispute settlement under the law of the sea.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Pulic International Law
  • LLM in Environmental Law

Mode of Assessment

3.15 hour examination

Credits

30 Credits