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Graduate Certificate in Air and Space Law (15 credits)

Offered by: Air & Space Law     Degree: Graduate Certificate in Air and Space Law

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Air and Space Law offered through the Institute of Air and Space Law is a coursework program, appropriate for students with a strong professional orientation.

The certificate is awarded after one term of residence in the Faculty and upon completion of 15 academic credits of graduate law courses. Students must take 9 credits of required Air and Space Law courses and the additional 6 credits may consist of any 500-level or higher law course or other courses offered through the Institute of Air and Space Law. Exceptionally, and with the permission of the Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, the 15 credits may be taken over two terms.

For more information, see our website: http://www.mcgill.ca/law-gradprograms/programs/certificate-programs/.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • ASPL 633 Public International Air Law (3 credits)

    Offered by: Air & Space Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Air & Space Law : Sources of public international law relating to the air space and its aeronautical uses. International aviation organizations and their law-making functions. Legal responses to aviation terrorism.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Armand De Mestral (Fall)

  • ASPL 636 Private International Air Law (3 credits)

    Offered by: Air & Space Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Air & Space Law : Sources of private international air law. Conflicts of laws. Unification of law of liability. Liability for damage on the surface, liability of the ATC and CNS/ATM providers. Rights in aircraft and their international recognition.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ludwig Weber (Fall)

  • ASPL 637 Space Law: General Principles (3 credits)

    Offered by: Air & Space Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Air & Space Law : Examination of the role of international law in the regulation of outer space activities.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 additional credits of 500-level or higher law courses.

Faculty of Law—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)