International Criminal Law

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Criminal Law

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Criminal Justice, Criminology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Admission into; LZCRL;LZCRLB Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws LBCR;LBCRB Bachelor of Criminology LZCPY;LZCPYB Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science Students enrolled in any Bachelor of Law degree or double degree; may undertake this subject with permission of the Director of LLB Programs.

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject explores the conceptualisation of some of the most heinous atrocities such as genocide,crimes against humanity, war crimes and aggression as international crimes. It considers their historical development and the way the crimes have been adjudicated at various international criminal courts and tribunals. Attention is paid to the consequences of the application of the substance and procedure of international criminal law, while also analysing the role of and effect on participants, reconciliation and post-war transition.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.