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Singapore at the UN – A Clinical Externship
Last Updated Date:   1 July 2021

5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
The first and only one of its kind, Singapore at the UN - A Clinical Externship offers students the opportunity to learn about international law-making at the United Nations, and to work directly with full-time practitioners on issues of public international law. The module provides a structured programme for students who wish to understand and acquire skills relevant to the practice of public international law in a government setting. Enrolment is capped at eight (8) students. All interested applicants must apply and interview for a place in this module.

More information, including the application process and deadline, will be made available via e-mail to all eligible student cohorts as soon as possible. For planning purposes, students can expect applications to open around mid-June, an early July submission deadline, and interviews for shortlisted applicants to then be scheduled early in the week of 16 July 2021.

Please visit for more information on the module, including how to apply. The deadline for applications is Thursday 15 July 2021, 11.59pm SGT.

Course Convenor: Adjunct A/P Davinia Aziz; Adjunct Lecturer Kristi How

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4367V

Contact Hours: 4hrs over wk0 & wk1; thereafter, by arrangement with Convenor/Co-teacher/supervisor-visit for more info

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: 100% Continuous Assessment

Preclusions: LL4367/LL5367/LL6367 Singapore at the UN – A Clinical Externship

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent.
Singapore Law in Context or equivalent course focusing on the Singapore legal system in the political and social context of Singapore.
As the class size is limited, students must undergo a selection process, which will include an interview.

Examination Date: 100% Continuous Assessment

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