School of law

Unit Workload, Resources and Materials


Murdoch University considers a 9 point unit load to be full time study. Each of the Geneva units are 3 credit points. Students are expected to be doing 50 hours of learning for each point of load. Students engaged in a full load are expected to be doing around 40 hours a week of learning related activity if they wish to get the most out of their units.

The program face to face teaching and other activities will occur over four days a week for three weeks, in Geneva accompanied by site visits.

Unit examinations will be held in the last week of teaching in Geneva and any further assessments will be due later in second semester. Please direct any queries you have in relation to assessment to your unit coordinator.

Resources and Materials

Students will be provided with materials electronically prior to the commencement of studies in Geneva and will be expected to have done some prior reading. The School of Law will provide unit guides to students and most reading materials to participants on LMS. Cross-Institutional students will be given access to LMS once they are enrolled at Murdoch.

The John Knox Centre does have internet access which will be made available to students. It should be noted that the internet service on site is often unreliable due to high volumes of students, interns and other professionals residing at the Centre. Content provided for the program should be made accessible prior to arrival at the Centre.

There will also be an opportunity to utilise the United Nations library and databases for program-unit research purposes for the length of the course.