Takes the intersection of international economic activity and international human rights as the new issue for international law and practise by examining the source, validity, scope, definition, violation and enforcement of human rights obligations.
Introduction to issues in the global economy, trade, aid and commerce International aid and human rights Trade and Human Rights Commerce and human rights The justiciability of economic and social rights The notion of the Rule of Law as a lynchpin
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Identify and explain the role of international organisations in the global economy and the protection of human rights||Creativity|
|2||Critically analyse the interrelationship between international trade, commerce, aid and human rights||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Identify the interrelationship between economic social and cultural rights and the Rule of Law||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Identify and explain the legal and quasi legal means by which human rights obligations may be enforced||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Critically analyse the strengths and weaknesses of each enforcement mechanism.||Creativity|
|6||Demonstrate skills in oral presentation of research and argument||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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