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Unit of Study LAW10169 - Human Rights and the Global Economy (2016)

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  • Pre-requisites

      Any 8 units studied at tertiary level

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
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
2 Critically analyse the interrelationship between international trade, commerce, aid and human rights
3 Identify the interrelationship between economic social and cultural rights and the Rule of Law
4 Identify and explain the legal and quasi legal means by which human rights obligations may be enforced
5 Critically analyse the strengths and weaknesses of each enforcement mechanism.
6 Demonstrate skills in oral presentation of research and argument

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Identify and explain the role of international organisations in the global economy and the protection of human rights
    • GA2:
  2. Critically analyse the interrelationship between international trade, commerce, aid and human rights
    • GA4:
  3. Identify the interrelationship between economic social and cultural rights and the Rule of Law
    • GA4:
  4. Identify and explain the legal and quasi legal means by which human rights obligations may be enforced
    • GA4:
  5. Critically analyse the strengths and weaknesses of each enforcement mechanism.
    • GA2:
  6. Demonstrate skills in oral presentation of research and argument
    • GA6: