Public International Law

About the Course

In this course, Public International Law, students will learn how to move past domestic law and pursue a career in the International arena. This course will detail the reasons why and how international law sets the standards for how other governments interact, relate, and even oppose one another.

The answer to many questions can be found in this course, such as:

• Was the war in Iraq legal or not?

• What is the WTO or the UN’s role in international law and institutions?

• Which courts can exercise their jurisdiction over other countries in regards to violations of human rights?

• What good is international law in the face of terrorism or broken international treaties?

In addition, the Public International Law course covers a range of different subjects, resources, and factors regarding international law, and can also prepare students for a myriad of different real world situations, such as international arguments, laws governing the use of applied force/martial law, and diplomatic immunity for certain individuals.


In this course, students will understand and increase their knowledge regarding due process of the law in the international field, and will push past the domestic laws of their respective countries.

Outcomes Learned

• Critical thinking and analysing of UK jurisdiction and how it works in conjunction with international law

• Demonstrate a sound analysis of international relations according to the role of law and any of its potential limits

• Complete knowledge of public international law including; foundation, customs, principles, and international instruments as applied to jurisdiction in the United Kingdom