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LA4027 - Human Rights Law

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Theories of human rights, international human rights, treaties and domestic law, protection of rights in Australia.

Learning Outcomes

  • a knowledge of substantive international human rights and humanitarian law internationally and within Australia;
  • understand how human rights are implemented domestically;
  • a knowledge of the function and procedure of Charter Bodies and Treaty Bodies.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (40%)
  • Invigilated > Presentations - (10%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (50%).


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Lecturer: Mr Malcolm Barrett.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Mr Malcolm Barrett.

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