Postgraduate Module Descriptor
LAWM114: Post-Conflict Governance, Rule of Law and Justice
This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.
You will gain a deeper understanding of post-conflict governance, security and justice, including an increased awareness of current developments and areas of disagreement. The course offers a highly practical insight into how international law is applied in post-conflict/crisis and transitional environments, which is aimed at stimulation of a vibrant discussion of key contemporary challenges in the context of international development.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the rules of international law governing the post-conflict/crisis rule of law, security and governance, including detailed knowledge of the core legal concepts applicable in this area and their contextual/social/political implications.|
2. Demonstrate critical understanding of the contemporary challenges facing the stabilization and peacebuilding in young democracies.
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Develop, apply and critically assess international legal arguments, using a wide range of appropriate primary materials and advanced scholarship.|
4. Demonstrate critical understanding of the relationship between the different branches and sources of rules of law, including potential norm conflicts, and between legal and non-legal considerations impacting on legal argument and advice.
|Personal and Key Skills||5. Identify, retrieve and use efficiently and autonomously a range of library-based and electronic resources.|
6. Identify, retrieve and use efficiently and autonomously a range of library-based and electronic resources.
7. Communicate and engage in debate effectively and accurately, orally and in writing, in a manner appropriate to the discipline.