JUR-3605 Indigenous Peoples' Rights - 15 ECTS
For other students than those admitted to the five year integrated master´s degree programme in law (Master i rettsvitenskap), the following application deadlines applies:
- Applicants from countries within EU/EEA: June 1 for the autumn semester
- Exchange students and Fulbright students: April 15 for the autumn semester
Students at the five year integrated master´s degree programme in law (Master i rettsvitenskap) may choose this course as a partial fulfilment of the requirements for the elective part of the programme's fifth year, cf. Studieplan for graden Master i rettsvitenskap ved UiT med tilhørende fagbeskrivelse for 5. avdeling.
Followed by necessary application and admission process, other students on master level may also choose this course.
Having passed the exam, the student has:
- Advanced knowledge of the definition of indigenous peoples.
- Advanced knowledge of indigenous peoples' right to self-determination.
- Advanced knowledge of the right to non-discrimination in relation to indigenous peoples.
- Advanced knowledge of indigenous peoples' right to land.
- Advanced knowledge of the different ways through which international norms may be implemented into national legal systems.
- Good knowledge of the procedures established in international law to monitor the implementation of indigenous peoples' rights, and corresponding complaint mechanisms.
- Good knowledge of cultural rights in relation to indigenous peoples.
- Knowledge of the historical development of indigenous peoples' rights.
Having passed the exam, the student is able to:
- identify and analyze issues of theoretical and practical character in Indigenous Peoples Rights.
- apply the relevant sources of Indigenous Peoples Rights in a critical and independent way.
- identify and discuss the limitations of current legal regime.
- use English terminology applicable to this field of law.
After passing the specialization, the student can:
- Apply the obtained knowledge and skills in the field of Indigenous Peoples Rights individually and in cooperation with others
- Communicate reasoning within the field of Indigenous Peoples Rights in a clear and precise manner, orally and in writing to the academic community and the general public
- Apply knowledge and skills acquired within Indigenous Peoples Rights in all jurisdictions and for all tasks and projects where relevant
- Identify and reflect on ethical dilemmas that work with issues on the Indigenous Peoples Rights area in particular can lead to, and deal with these in a responsible manner
Followed by necessary application and admission process, exchange students may also choose this course.
Exchange students must be on master level and have basic knowledge of international law.
Do you have questions about this module? Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty: https://en.uit.no/education/art?p_document_id=510412
- About the course
- Campus: Tromsø |
- ECTS: 15
- Course code: JUR-3605
- Responsible unit
- Det juridiske fakultet
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