International criminal law 802

Module code ICL 802
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content
  1. A general introduction to international criminal law; key concepts and basic definitions of international criminal law and international criminal jurisdiction
  2. The origin of the International Criminal Court and the implementation of the Statute of the International Criminal Court in South African law
  3. Participation in international crimes and defences against international criminal liability
  4. The move from state liability to individual liability in international criminal law
  5. The crimes of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in international criminal law
Module credits 30.00
NQF Level 09
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Public Law
Period of presentation Semester 2

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