As the world becomes more interconnected, a knowledge of international laws, institutional operations and transnational regulations is crucial for anyone working in the legal, business, government and corporate sectors. This interdisciplinary course which is unique in Australia will extend your knowledge of international law, human rights, and governance and policy in both public and private domains. You'll learn about the law in its broader context, looking beyond law as a set of rules and procedures or as a technical qualification, and instead as something that has the power to shape lives. KEY FEATURES This course is suitable for both law and non-law graduates seeking to extend their knowledge in this field. You'll learn about the broader context within which law reform and policy are developed, implemented and evaluated at domestic and international levels. You'll develop an understanding of the contemporary challenges to promoting objectives in social justice, human rights, corporate responsibility, effective governance, democracy, the rule of law and sustainable development in a global setting. You can study a wide range of units so that you develop a holistic understanding of international law, governance and policy. You'll have the opportunity to undertake independent research and engage in self-directed learning so that you develop new and creative solutions to legal, governance and policy challenges.
|Institution Name||Macquarie University|
|Campus Location||North Ryde|
|Course Duration||1 year|
|Course University||Macquarie University|
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