Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3146: International Law, Conflict and Strategy
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
The module draws on the research interests and expertise of the Law School and the Strategy and Security Institute to provide you with a unique insight into the interaction between international law and strategy. It allows you to study some of the most pressing contemporary legal and security dilemmas and thereby gain a detailed understanding of the rules of international conflict and security law and their application in practice.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. demonstrate a critical understanding of the key features of the international legal order and detailed knowledge of selected aspects of international conflict and security law;|
2. demonstrate a critical understanding of the role that law plays in the international security environment and how strategic considerations shape the development and application of international law.
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. demonstrate a critical understanding of the role of law and legal argument as a constraining and enabling factor for political decision-making;|
4. apply legal knowledge to complex problems and apply judgement when presented with competing policy imperatives;
5. select and process relevant information from a broad range of diverse primary and secondary materials.
|Personal and Key Skills||6. prepare analytically compelling work with limited guidance that employs appropriate interpretative techniques and presents a nuanced line of argument;|
7. engage in debate effectively and develop complex arguments and opinions with limited guidance;
8. demonstrate the ability to work independently, within a limited time frame, to complete a specified task.